Mediastinitis complicating cellulitis of the head and neck.

Journal Article

A patient with mediastinitis caused by Streptococcus pyogenes and/or Staphylococcus aureus responded to antibiotic therapy without surgical intervention, although fever was prolonged and recovery slow. The medical and surgical management of mediastinitis is discussed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Perfect, JR

Published Date

  • October 1980

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 73 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 1378 - 1380

PubMed ID

  • 7434054

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0038-4348

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States