What are the signs and symptoms of a retropharyngeal abscess (RPA) in infants?

Updated: Jan 08, 2021
  • Author: Joseph H Kahn, MD; Chief Editor: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP  more...
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Symptoms in infants 

  • Fever 

  • Neck swelling 

  • Poor oral intake 

  • Rhinorrhea 

  • Lethargy 

  • Cough


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