IJMDC. 2020; 4(5): 932-937

Deep neck infection treatment and prognosis: a systematic review

Authors: Abdulmajeed Saud AlTamimi, Rashed Raja Alshammari, Talal Banan Alanazi, Zaid Awad Alshammari, Mohammad Abdulkarim Alduheim, Ibrahim Abdullah Alnais.

ABSTRACT

Background: Deep neck infection is the infection of the fascial planes and potential spaces of the neck. Deep neck infection occurs as a result of infection with anaerobic and aerobic bacteria. Such infections come from oral surgical procedures and foreign bodies. Deep neck infection leads to further complications and may be lethal, it is worse in patients with co-morbid diseases. Proper management of deep neck infection is essential for effective recovery. The aim of the study was to determine the best treatment strategy for deep neck infection and its prognosis. Methodology: An online research process was conducted via PubMed database and Google scholar to obtain articles related to the current subject. We used several keywords for a searching process to obtain all possible articles. We included articles regardless of the design of the study. Results: We obtained 32 articles. Only 7 articles were included in this systematic review as they met inclusion criteria, and they were of different design ] and published between the years 2015 and 2019. The results were summarized under specific titles in a table. Conclusion: Treatment should be initiated early for excellent prognosis and fewer complications.

Keywords:
Deep neck infection, DNI, treatment, prognosis


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Deep neck infection treatment and prognosis: a systematic review


Authors
Abdulmajeed Saud AlTamimi
College of Medicine, University of Hail, Hail, Saudi Arabia
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Rashed Raja Alshammari
College of Medicine, University of Hail, Hail, Saudi Arabia
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Talal Banan Alanazi
College of Medicine, University of Hail, Hail, Saudi Arabia
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Zaid Awad Alshammari
College of Medicine, University of Hail, Hail, Saudi Arabia
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Mohammad Abdulkarim Alduheim
College of Medicine, University of Hail, Hail, Saudi Arabia
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Ibrahim Abdullah Alnais
College of Medicine, University of Hail, Hail, Saudi Arabia
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Correspondence to:
. Abdulmajeed Saud AlTamimi, College of Medicine, University of Hail, Hail, Saudi Arabia.; as7u@hotmail.com

Publication history
Received 16 Mar 2020
Accepted 05 Apr 2020
Published online 16 Apr 2020
Published in print 16 May 2020

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AlTamimi AS, Alshammari RR, Alanazi TB, Alshammari ZA, Alduheim MA, Alnais IA. Deep neck infection treatment and prognosis: a systematic review. IJMDC. 2020; 4(5): 932-937. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.511584390348


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AlTamimi AS, Alshammari RR, Alanazi TB, Alshammari ZA, Alduheim MA, Alnais IA. Deep neck infection treatment and prognosis: a systematic review. http://www.ijmdc.com/?mno=92843 [Access: November 26, 2020]. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.511584390348


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AlTamimi AS, Alshammari RR, Alanazi TB, Alshammari ZA, Alduheim MA, Alnais IA. Deep neck infection treatment and prognosis: a systematic review. IJMDC. 2020; 4(5): 932-937. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.511584390348


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AlTamimi AS, Alshammari RR, Alanazi TB, Alshammari ZA, Alduheim MA, Alnais IA. Deep neck infection treatment and prognosis: a systematic review. IJMDC. (2020), [cited November 26, 2020]; 4(5): 932-937. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.511584390348


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AlTamimi, A. S., Alshammari, . R. R., Alanazi, . T. B., Alshammari, . Z. A., Alduheim, . M. A. & Alnais, . I. A. (2020) Deep neck infection treatment and prognosis: a systematic review. IJMDC, 4 (5), 932-937. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.511584390348


Turabian Style

AlTamimi, Abdulmajeed Saud, Rashed Raja Alshammari, Talal Banan Alanazi, Zaid Awad Alshammari, Mohammad Abdulkarim Alduheim, and Ibrahim Abdullah Alnais. 2020. Deep neck infection treatment and prognosis: a systematic review. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 4 (5), 932-937. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.511584390348


Chicago Style

AlTamimi, Abdulmajeed Saud, Rashed Raja Alshammari, Talal Banan Alanazi, Zaid Awad Alshammari, Mohammad Abdulkarim Alduheim, and Ibrahim Abdullah Alnais. "Deep neck infection treatment and prognosis: a systematic review." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 4 (2020), 932-937. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.511584390348


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AlTamimi, Abdulmajeed Saud, Rashed Raja Alshammari, Talal Banan Alanazi, Zaid Awad Alshammari, Mohammad Abdulkarim Alduheim, and Ibrahim Abdullah Alnais. "Deep neck infection treatment and prognosis: a systematic review." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 4.5 (2020), 932-937. Print. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.511584390348


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AlTamimi, A. S., Alshammari, . R. R., Alanazi, . T. B., Alshammari, . Z. A., Alduheim, . M. A. & Alnais, . I. A. (2020) Deep neck infection treatment and prognosis: a systematic review. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 4 (5), 932-937. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.511584390348


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