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A retropharyngeal abscess occurs when a throat infection forms a
collection of pus (abscess) in the back of the throat.
A retropharyngeal abscess usually needs to be drained and treated
Current as of:
November 20, 2015
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Donald R. Mintz, MD - Otolaryngology
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