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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Prince Tano Djan, BSc, MBChB [2]

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Computed tomography of the neck in epliglottitis shows swelling and edema of the epiglottis at the base of the tongue.[1]

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Computed tomography of the neck in epliglottitis shows swelling and edema of the epiglottis at the base of the tongue.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Angirekula V, Multani A (2015). "Images in clinical medicine. Epiglottitis in an adult". N Engl J Med. 372 (15): e20. doi:10.1056/NEJMicm1400061. PMID 25853768.

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