Neck Swelling Differential Diagnosis. BY Dr. Mohamed Selima. Swellings of the Neck Classification. According to site - Those occurring in the midline - Those in the side of the neck According to chronicity - Acute swelling
Dr. Mohamed Selima
- Those occurring in the midline
- Those in the side of the neck
- Acute swelling
- Chronic swelling
IN THE SUBMANDIBULAR TRIANGLE
IN THE CAROTID TRIANGLE
IN THE POSTERIOR TRIANGLE
Is a serious, potentially life-threatening cellulitis, or connective tissue infection, of the floor of the mouth, usually occurring in adults with concomitant dental infections and if left untreated, may obstruct the airways, necessitating tracheotomy.
Dental infections account for approximately eighty percent of cases of Ludwig's angina
It might dangerous complication:
- oedema glottis
Lymphangioma arising under the deep fascia and extending
deeply between the muscles.
It is translucent