PICTURES OF SUBMANDIBULAR NECK ABSCESS
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The submandibular abscess was incised and drained.  It contained thick, greenish pus. A drain was left in the wound.
Abscesses of the submandibular neck space are common in children.  The treatment is incision and drainage.  Cultures are obtained and the appropriate antibiotic is administered.
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Submandibular abscess in an adult with diabetes mellitus.
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