Acute Epiglottis with Abscess Formation

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Otorhinolaryngology

Case description

The epiglottis is severely swollen, inflamed and may cause supgralottic narrowing in this adult patient who was diagnosed with acute epiglottitis.  Pus is seen discharging on the left side of vallecula-pharyngoepiglottic area.

tags: airway emergency upper airway emergency endoscopy of pharynx supgralottic narrowing acute epiglottitis Vallecula pharyngoepiglottic are


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