J Korean Soc Neonatol.  2005 May;12(1):100-104.

A Case of Neonatal Suppurative Submandibular Sialadenitis: Complicated with Multiple Deep Neck Abscess

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  • 1Department of Pediatrics, Dongkang General Hospital, Ulsan, Korea. ryuhongja@hanmail.net
  • 2Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Dongkang General Hospital, Ulsan, Korea.

Abstract

Isolated submandibular suppurative sialadenitis occurring in the neonatal period is extremely rare. At present, only 15 cases of isolated submandibular sialadenitis in the neonatal period have been reported in the literature. We report a rare case of multiple deep neck abscess in association with both submandibular suppurative sialadenitis in a term neonate.

Keyword

Submandibular sialadenitis; Deep neck abscess
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