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Table 3 Presenting symptom(s)

From: Should preoperative computed tomography be routine examination for cervicofacial space infections?

Variables All, n (%) Preoperative CT, n (%) Non-preoperative CT, n (%)
Swelling 149 (97.4) 106 (98.1) 43 (95.6)
Limited mouth opening 136 (88.9) 98 (90.7) 38 (84.4)
Pain 120 (78.4) 86 (79.6) 34 (75.6)
Dysphagia 30 (19.6) 24 (22.2) 6 (13.3)
Elevated floor of mouth 21 (13.7) 17 (15.7) 4 (8.8)
Dyspnea 14 (9.2) 8 (7.4) 6 (13.3)
Temperature ≥ 38.0 ℃ 5 (3.3) 4 (3.7) 1 (2.2)