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Retropharyngeal Abscess

"Retropharyngeal Abscess" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An accumulation of purulent material in the space between the PHARYNX and the CERVICAL VERTEBRAE. This usually results from SUPPURATION of retropharyngeal LYMPH NODES in patients with UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS, perforation of the pharynx, or head and neck injuries.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Retropharyngeal Abscess" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Retropharyngeal Abscess" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 16 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2013
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.