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Respiratory, head, and neck infections 

Respiratory, head, and neck infections
Respiratory, head, and neck infections

M. Estée Török

, Fiona J. Cooke

, and Ed Moran

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date: 02 December 2020

This chapter covers the common cold, pharyngitis, retropharyngeal abscess, quinsy (peritonsillar abscess), Lemierre’s disease, croup, epiglottitis, bacterial tracheitis, laryngitis, sinusitis, mastoiditis, otitis externa, otitis media, dental infections, lateral pharyngeal abscess, acute bronchitis, chronic bronchitis, bronchiolitis, community-acquired pneumonia, aspiration pneumonia, hospital-acquired pneumonia, ventilator-associated pneumonia, pulmonary infiltrates with eosinophilia, empyema, lung abscess, cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis, and pulmonary tuberculosis.

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