Predictive value of the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in patients with deep neck space infection secondary to acute bacterial tonsillitis


Baglam T., Binnetoglu A. , Yumusakhuylu A. C. , Gerin F., Demir B., Sari M.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, vol.79, no.9, pp.1421-1424, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 79 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2015.06.016
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1421-1424

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to determine whether the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) can be used as a predictor for deep neck space infections (DNSIs) that occur as a complication of acute bacterial tonsillitis in the pediatric population.