RETROPHARYNGEAL SPACE, PREVERTEBRAL SPACE INFECTION AND EPIDURAL ABSCESS:MULTI-IMAGING-MODALITIES- DEMONSTRATION IN A DIABETIC PATIENT.

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  • Wiwattana TANOMKIAT Department of Radiology Songklanakarin Hospital
  • Patchrin PEKANAN Department of Radiology, Ramathibodi Hospital
  • Teeratorn PULKES Department of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital
  • Suphaneewan JAOVISIAHA Department of Radiology, Ramathibodi Hospital

Keywords:

Infection retropharyngeal space, prevertebral space, epidural space, osteomyelitis

Abstract

A case of pyogenic infection in retropharyngeal and prevertebral space with epidural abscess in a diabetic adult patient was reported. The infectious process began as an acute osteomyelitis of the great toe's phalanges. Plain film, CT scan and MRI studies showed the spread extension nicely in different aspects.

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2023-03-30

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TANOMKIAT W, PEKANAN P, PULKES T, JAOVISIAHA S. RETROPHARYNGEAL SPACE, PREVERTEBRAL SPACE INFECTION AND EPIDURAL ABSCESS:MULTI-IMAGING-MODALITIES- DEMONSTRATION IN A DIABETIC PATIENT. ASEAN J Radiol [Internet]. 2023 Mar. 30 [cited 2024 Jun. 13];1(2):61-5. Available from: https://asean-journal-radiology.org/index.php/ajr/article/view/243

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