PROLOGUE: A MYSTERY CASE . CASE: HPI. BV . 14 year old F Remote tonsillectomy and ESS x 2 In the ED with 9 d h/o sore throat and odynophagia . Antecedent ‘head cold’ 4 d prior, has since resolved with conservative measures.
Courtesy of BCM Dept. OTO-HNS. Grand Rounds Archives. 16 Sept 2010
Victor Tseng, MS-3
HEAD AND NECK AXIAL MRI FLYTHROUGH (LINK)
PARENTERAL ANTIBIOTIC THERAPY is guided by suspected source of infection!
Important: > 50% of patients with uncomplicated RPA achieve
spontaneous resolution with medical therapy alone