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Traumatic perforation of the hypopharynx--an unusual form of abuse.
  1. H P McDowell,
  2. D W Fielding


    Two infants presented with extensive interstitial emphysema of the neck as a result of non-accidental trauma to the pharynx. The clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of this unusual form of child abuse is discussed.

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