J Korean Soc Radiol.  2018 Mar;78(3):220-223. 10.3348/jksr.2018.78.3.220.

Deep Neck Infection Complicated by Isolated Submandibular Gland Fracture Due to Blunt Trauma: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Radiology, Chosun University Hosptal, Chosun University College of Medicine, Gwangju, Korea. waveys1@hanmail.net

Abstract

Isolated blunt traumatic injury to the submandibular gland is very rare. In the previous case reports, most patients with isolated submandibular gland injury had a good prognosis without any major complication. We report here a case of deep neck infection due to traumatic isolated submandibular gland fracture with computed tomogrphy findings.

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