Imaging Case of the Week 7

A 64 year old man presents with fever, throat pain and difficulty swallowing. He is unable to swallow his own saliva. On examination, he has a soft stridor. You suspect a retropharyngeal abscess with epiglottitis as a differential. What does the lateral neck xray show?

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