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Table 6 The frequency distribution of patients according to infected fascial spaces, HIV sero-status, sex and hospital admission status (n = 130)

From: Characteristics of pyogenic odontogenic infection in patients attending Mulago Hospital, Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Fascial space HIV + ve n (%) HIV-ve n (%) Female n (%) Male n (%) Outpatient n (%) Inpatient n (%)
Buccal 14 (6.8) 38 (18.5) 28 (13.7) 24 (11.7) 47 (22.9) 5 (2.4)
Submasseteric 9 (4.4) 37 (18.1) 14 (6.8) 32 (15.6) 38 (18.5) 8 (3.9)
Submandibular 14 (6.8) 22 (10.7) 18 (8.9) 18 (8.9) 21 (10.2) 15 (7.3)
Temporal 4 (2.0) 11 (5.4) 6 (2.9) 9 (4.4) 10 (4.9) 5 (2.4)
Canine 4 (2.0) 9 (4.4) 5 (2.4) 8 (3.9) 12 (5.9) 1 (0.5)
Parapharyngeal 5 (2.4) 7 (3.4) 5 (2.4) 7 (3.4) 3 (1.5) 9 (4.4)
Pretracheal 2 (1.0) 4 (2.0) 4 (2.0) 2 (1.0) 0 (0.0) 6 (2.9)
Peritonsillar 0 (0.0) 5 (2.4) 3 (1.5) 2 (1.0) 4 (2.0) 1 (0.5)
Pterygoid 1 (0.5) 4 (2.0) 2 (1.0) 3 (1.5) 3 (1.5) 2 (1.0)
Parotid 1 (0.5) 3 (1.5) 4 (2.0) 0 (0.0) 3 (1.5) 1 (0.5)
Submental 0 (0.0) 3 (1.5) 2 (1.0) 1 (0.5) 3 (1.5) 0 (0.0)
Sublingual 1 (0.5) 1 (0.5) 0 (0.0) 2 (1.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (1.0)
Retropharyngeal 1 (0.5) 1 (0.5) 1 (0.5) 1 (0.5) 0 (0.0) 2 (1.0)
Labial 2 (1.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (1.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (1.0) 0 (0.0)
Periorbital 0 (0.0) 2 (1.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (1.0) 2 (1.0) 0 (0.0)
Single 18 (14.4) 50 (40.0) 39 (31.2) 29 (23.2) 61 (48.8) 7 (5.6)
Multiple 16 (12.8) 41 (32.8) 22 (17.6) 35 (28.0) 40 (32.0) 17 (13.6)
  1. HIV + ve – HIV sero-positive, HIV-ve – HIV sero-positive.