Lesson series

Head and Neck Emergencies

Head and neck emergencies due to infection or inflammation and airway compromise.



Novice to Expert


40 minutes



  • Facial Abscess

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

  • Ludwig Angina

  • Parotitis

  • And more. . .

    • Retropharyngeal abscess
    • Necrotic external otitis media
    • Mastoiditis with epidural abscess
    • Suppurative lymphadenitis
    • Acute calcific pre-vertebral tendinitis
    • Subglottic stenosis
created by

Eric Bartlett

Dr. Eric Bartlett is a staff neuroradiologist within the head and neck section at the Joint Department of Medical Imaging (JDMI), and an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Bartlett has a keen interest in education and educational innovation, specifically in virtual education and competency-based teaching and education.

HeadAndNeckRad Channel

Continue your head and neck imaging education on the dedicated HeadAndNeckRad channel.