Advances in Otolaryngology / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Predicting Neck Abscess with Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography

Table 1

Frequency of comorbidities in abscess versus non-abscess groups.

ComorbiditiesNumber of patients
Abscess group ()Non-abscess group ()

Diabetes mellitus221
End-stage renal disease2
Ischemic heart disease2
Thalassemia trait1
Morbid obesity1
Recent chicken pox infection1
Peptic ulcer disease2
Hepatitis B1
Down’s syndrome1
Pleomorphic adenoma of parotid1
Carcinoma of larynx1
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma1
Old pulmonary tuberculosis1
Knee osteoarthritis1
Branchial cyst1
Nasal polyps1
Slipped intervertebral disc1

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