A review of the literature does not reveal the record of a case similar to that which is being reported.
REPORT OF A CASE
A white woman aged 38 was admitted to the hospital on Oct. 29, 1935. She presented the following history: A week before admission two molar teeth were extracted from her left lower jaw. On the following day, a swelling appeared on the right side of her neck, extending from the chin to the angle of the jaw.Six days later, at the time of admission, she presented a swelling in the floor of the mouth, on the right side, which was pushing the tongue upward. There were tenderness and swelling in the neck on this side. The temperature ranged between 102 and 104 F. for several days. The blood count was as follows: red cells, 4,210,000; hemoglobin content, 83 per cent; lymphocytes, 5 per cent; monocytes,
RUBIN H, GALBURT S. SEQUESTRATION OF THE STYLOID PROCESS COMPLICATING A PARAPHARYNGEAL ABSCESS. Arch Otolaryngol. 1939;30(2):280–281. doi:10.1001/archotol.1939.00650060300010
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