CRCM  Vol.3 No.5 , May 2014
Spontaneous Retropharyngeal Haematoma in a One-Year-Old Child: A Case Report
ABSTRACT

Spontaneous retropharyngeal haematoma is an unusual condition and difficult to diagnosis early especially in infants. It has multiple aetiological factors and can present to a number of specialists including the otolaryngologist. We describe an unusual case of a spontaneous huge retropharyngeal haematoma in 1-year-old male child which demonstrates the dramatic presentation and emphasizes the need for immediate surgical approach.


Cite this paper
Mundra, R. , Sinha, R. and Bajoliya, S. (2014) Spontaneous Retropharyngeal Haematoma in a One-Year-Old Child: A Case Report. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 3, 272-275. doi: 10.4236/crcm.2014.35062.
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