What is the role of ultrasonography in the workup of deep neck infections?

Updated: Apr 30, 2020
  • Author: Alan D Murray, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Ultrasound: Ultrasounds do not reveal anatomic details but can help distinguish between phlegmon and abscess, give information about the condition of surrounding vessels, and guide fine-needle aspiration (FNA) attempts.


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