Odontogenic abscess with severe and fast evolution in a young and healthy patient

Authors

  • Bruna da Fonseca Wastner Erasto Gaertner Hospital
  • Salmo Cortiglio Erasto Gaertner Hospital
  • Joana Letícia Vendruscolo Universidade Federal do Paraná
  • José Luis Dissenha Erasto Gaertner Hospital

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20396/bjos.v17i0.8652904

Keywords:

Abscess. Infection. Neck.

Abstract

Deep cervical abscesses are infections of the different spaces on the the neck that may have a mild or severe outcome and requires fast and assertive approach. The most usual cases of severe infections are associates with comorbidities and older patients, but sometimes, in rare cases, it may affect the younger and healthier. Aim: The purpose of this is to communicate shortly a case of a severe cervical abscess with fast evolution in a 28 years old patient, to highlight the possibility of this outcome even in unexpected cases.

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Author Biographies

Bruna da Fonseca Wastner, Erasto Gaertner Hospital

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Salmo Cortiglio, Erasto Gaertner Hospital

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Joana Letícia Vendruscolo, Universidade Federal do Paraná

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the Municipal Hospital and Maternity São José dos Pinhais, Paraná, Brazil.

José Luis Dissenha, Erasto Gaertner Hospital

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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Published

2018-07-10

How to Cite

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Wastner B da F, Cortiglio S, Vendruscolo JL, Dissenha JL. Odontogenic abscess with severe and fast evolution in a young and healthy patient. Braz. J. Oral Sci. [Internet]. 2018 Jul. 10 [cited 2022 Aug. 10];17:e18139. Available from: https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/bjos/article/view/8652904