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J Nat Sci Biol Med. Early recognition and management are necessary. Inability to swallow saliva and stridor raise concern because of imminent airway compromise. Parhiscar A, Har-El G. CiteScore measures average citations received per document published.

Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surg,pp. Tuberculosis de cabeza y cuello: The incidence of deep neck infections has decreased etiolohia the itroduction of antibiotics but qngina still may be lethal especially when life-threatening complications occur. Case repor, with review of bacteriology and current therapy. Airway management in Ludwig’s angina.

Actualizacion de Criterios Diagnosticos y Tratamiento de la Angina de Ludwig.

Cuatro pacientes desarrollaron una mediastinitis, falleciendo uno de ellos. Head Neck, 23pp. Ludwig’s angina is a form of severe diffuse cellulitis that presents an acute onset and spreads rapidly, bilaterally affecting the submandibular, sublingual and submental spaces resulting in a state of emergency.


J Tenn Dent Assoc. Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surgery,pp. Postoperative irrigation was done through the drain which was removed after 36 h along with the infected tooth. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Late stages of the disease should be addressed immediately and given special importance towards the maintenance of airway followed by surgical decompression under antibiotic coverage. Radiographic analysis of deep cervical abscesses. Report of a case and review of the literature.

Ludwig’s angina and deep neck infections are dangerous because of their normal tendency to cause edema, distortion, and obstruction of airway and may arise as a consequence of airway management mishaps. Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci. Computed tomography in the evaluation of pediatric neck infections.

Ludwig’s angina was coined after the German physician, Wilhelm Friedrich von Ludwig who first described ludwg condition in as a rapidly and frequently fatal progressive gangrenous cellulitis and edema of the soft tissues of the neck and floor of the mouth.

Saifeldeen K, Evans R. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol.

The blood report was normal except for raise in ESR, eosinophilia. Tracheostomy tube care was taken in the postoperative period, and the skin was strapped on the fifth postoperative day after the removal of the tracheostomy tube. A retrospective study of patiens. On physical examination, he had respiratory distress and was toxic in appearance and his vital signs were monitored immediately. Changing trends in deep neck abscess. The majority of cases of Ludwig’s angina are odontogenic in etiology, primarily resulting from infections of the second and third molars.


Deep neck abscesses — changing trends. Intravenous penicillin G, clindamycin or metronidazole are the antibiotics recommended for use prior to obtaining culture and antibiogram results. Once infection develops, it spreads contiguously to the sublingual space.

Patient recovery was satisfactory.

Ludwig’s Angina – An emergency: A case report with literature review

Four patients developed mediastinitis, and one died as a consequence of it. A retrospective study of cases. Full text is only aviable in PDF.

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Support Center Support Center. The wound was irrigated with ,udwig saline, and a separate tube drain was placed and secured to the skin with silk sutures [ Figure 2 ].

J La State Med Soc. Preoperative appearance with bilateral involvement of the submandibular, sublingual, and the submental spaces showing brawny induration of the swelling. Spitalnic SJ, Sucov A.