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Table 3 Distribution of the involved fascial space

From: Clinical utility of procalcitonin in severe odontogenic maxillofacial infection

Fascial space Sepsis Non-sepsis Total
Submasseteric 9 18 27 (19.4)
Submandibular 7 16 23 (16.5)
Pterygomandibular 7 14 21 (15.1)
Sublingual 4 12 16 (11.5)
Buccal 3 11 14 (10.1)
Submental 4 10 14 (10.1)
Infratemporal 5 3 8 (5.8)
Lateral pharyngeal 2 5 7 (5.0)
Superficial temporal 4 1 5 (3.6)
Canine 0 4 4 (2.9)
Total 45 94 139 (100)