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Retropharyngeal Abscess

  • Labs

    • CT neck
  • Tx

    • manage airway
    • Ampicillin/sulbactam 3g IV q6h or Penicillin G 2-4 MU IV q4-6h
    • Metronidazole 500 mg IV q6-8h or Clindamycin 600 mg IV q6-8h
    • if MRSA, add vancomycin 15-20 mg/kg IV q12h or linezolid 600 mg PO or IV q12h
    • otolaryngology consult RE incision and drainage

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