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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)