NAPLES, Fla.—Certain serious childhood head and neck infections tend to occur in particular sites by age, according to research presented here at the meeting of the Southern Section of the Triological Society.
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Exactly why that should occur remains controversial, said John M. Schweinfurth, MD, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
“Head and neck infections are not random occurrences base on exposure alone: host factors are clearly important,” he said. “Given the lack of correlation with school age, the results cannot be explained on the basis of exposure alone.”