• Mycobacterial retropharyngeal abscesses are usually secondary to cervical tuberculous osteomyelitis. A case is presented of a retropharyngeal abscess that was caused by the atypical mycobacteria with no mucous membrane or cervical spine involvement. The operative and medical management is discussed.
(Arch Otolaryngol 103:681-684, 1977)
Rice DH, Dimcheff DG, Benz R, Tsang AY. Retropharyngeal Abscess Caused by Atypical Mycobacterium. Arch Otolaryngol. 1977;103(11):681–684. doi:10.1001/archotol.1977.00780280077011
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