Diagnosis and treatment of lateral pharyngeal space infections

William R. Dzyak, Michael F. Zide

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The lateral pharyngeal space is composed of an anterior and posterior compartment. Infection may involve both compartments; however, each compartment may be involved individually with distinctly different clinical findings. This article reviews infections of the lateral pharyngeal space and their treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)243-249
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1984


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Dentistry(all)

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