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Retropharyngeal Abscess MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Retropharyngeal Abscess
Tree Number(s)
C01.748.561.625
C01.830.025.780
C07.550.781.625
C08.730.561.625
C09.775.649.625
Unique ID
D017703
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017703
Annotation
coordinate IM with infection term (IM) but not BACTERIAL INFECTIONS (since most abscesses are bacterial)
Scope Note
An accumulation of purulent material in the space between the PHARYNX and the CERVICAL VERTEBRAE. This usually results from SUPPURATION of retropharyngeal LYMPH NODES in patients with UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS, perforation of the pharynx, or head and neck injuries.
Entry Term(s)
Abscess, Retropharyngeal
Previous Indexing
Abscess (1977-1992)
Pharyngeal Diseases (1977-1992)
Pharyngitis (1979-1990)
Pharynx (1984-1992)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/12/28
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Retropharyngeal Abscess Preferred
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