Parapharyngeal Abscesses Caused by Group G Streptococcus

02 Oct, 2018 ,
Case Reports in Otolaryngology
Case Reports in Otolaryngology
02 Oct, 2018 ,

A deep neck abscess is a lifethreatening infection that causes laryngeal edema and upper airway occlusion The predominant bacterial species involved in this disorder is group A streptococcus Group G streptococcus GGS constitutes the normal commensal flora of the human upper airway Although rarely it can cause pharyngitis tonsillitis and peritonsillar abscess