Pediatric deep neck infections: efficacy of conservative treatment versus immediate surgical intervention

Tahir E., SÜSLÜ N., GÜNAYDIN R. Ö., Kuscu O., Ergun O., Akyol U.

ENT UPDATES, vol.7, no.2, pp.94-98, 2017 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.2399/jmu.2017002006
  • Journal Name: ENT UPDATES
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.94-98
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: The objective of this study was to review the management of deep neck space infections in pediatric patients and to evaluate the efficacy of intravenous antibiotic treatment alone before surgical drainage, and also to point out the indications for the drainage.