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Pharyngomaxillary space abscess

Pharyngomaxillary space abscess is swelling and irritation (inflammation) or pus in the area between the throat and upper jawbone.

References

Shirley WP, Woolley AL, Wiatrack BJ. Pharyngitis and adenotonsillar disease. In: Cummings CW, Flint PW, Haughey BH, et al., eds.Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery

Melio FR. Upper respiratory tract infections. In: Marx JA, Hockberger RS, Walls RM et al, eds.Rosen's Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice

Update Date 11/9/2012