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symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue

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Lateral sinus thrombophlebitis and cervical abscess as a complication of chronic otitis media.
The number of our cases having cervical abscess, sinus, or fistula was quite high (8 out of 15 cases, 53.
CT images showed a deep cervical abscess, from which nothing grew on culture but which completely resolved after 5 weeks of intravenous ceftriaxone, doxycycline, and ciprofloxacin and 6 weeks of oral amoxicillin/clavulanate, ciprofloxacin, and doxycycline, along with prophylactic itraconazole and interferon-[gamma].
However, the migration through the entire pharyngeal wall ending in a superficial cervical abscess several months later is uncommon but has to be considered [9,10].
A collar incision was made initially to drain the cervical abscess and remove the necrotized tissues, then the patient was positioned for right sided video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS).