Medical Definition of Retropharyngeal abscess

1. A soft tissue infection of the throat with entry usually by the pharynx but sometimes as an extension of a lateral neck infection resulting from a neck injury. The major risk is upper airway obstruction caused by pharyngeal swelling. (daniel r. Masys, from a written communication) (12 Dec 1998)

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