Carralero (L.) Angina de Ludwig en un niño de seis años. Arch. de med. y cirug. de l. niños, Madrid, , v, – Eyssautier. Phlegmon et adénophlegmon. Ludwigs angina. 1. LUDWIGS ANGINA; 2. Ludwigs angina Ludwig’s angina is a serious, potentially life- threatening infection of the neck and. Ludwig’s angina is a type of severe cellulitis involving the floor of the mouth. Early on the floor .. Sao Paulo Medical Journal = Revista Paulista De Medicina.

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

Clinical Otolaryngology and Allied Sciences. Intravenous administration of cefotaxime 1 g Bd, gentamycin 80 mg Bd, metrogyl mg, Tid were given for 5 days with a tapering dose of decadran 8—4 mg Bd for first two postoperative days.

J La State Med Soc. Oral and maxillofacial pathology K00—K06, K11—K14—, — Archives of Internal Medicine. A Case-Based Approach Second ed. In Ludwig’s angina, the submandibular space is the primary site of infection. The Journal of Laryngology and Otology. Tick-borne Rickettsia rickettsii Rocky Mountain spotted fever Rickettsia conorii Boutonneuse fever Rickettsia japonica Japanese spotted fever Rickettsia sibirica North Asian tick typhus Rickettsia australis Queensland tick typhus Rickettsia honei Flinders Island spotted fever Rickettsia africae African tick bite fever Rickettsia parkeri American tick bite fever Rickettsia aeschlimannii Rickettsia aeschlimannii infection.


A review of odontogenic infections.

The most feared complication is airway obstruction due lkdwig elevation and posterior displacement of the tongue. Nasopalatine duct Median mandibular Median palatal Traumatic bone Osteoma Osteomyelitis Osteonecrosis Bisphosphonate-associated Neuralgia-inducing cavitational osteonecrosis Osteoradionecrosis Osteoporotic bone marrow defect Paget’s disease of bone Periapical abscess Phoenix abscess Periapical periodontitis Stafne defect Torus mandibularis.

The majority of cases of Ludwig’s angina are odontogenic in etiology, primarily resulting from infections of the second and third molars. Antibioticscorticosteroidsendotracheal intubationtracheostomy angins. Brucellaceae Brucella abortus Brucellosis.

Benign lymphoepithelial lesion Ectopic salivary gland tissue Frey’s syndrome HIV salivary gland disease Necrotizing sialometaplasia Mucocele Ranula Pneumoparotitis Salivary duct stricture Salivary gland aplasia Salivary gland atresia Salivary gland diverticulum Salivary gland fistula Salivary gland hyperplasia Salivary gland hypoplasia Salivary gland neoplasms Benign: Postoperative irrigation was done through the drain which was removed after 36 h along with the infected tooth.

Spitalnic SJ, Sucov A. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Ludwig’s angina was coined after the German physician, Wilhelm Friedrich von Ludwig who first described this 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. If patients present with swelling, pain, elevation of the tongue, malaise, fever, neck swelling, and dysphagia, the submandibular area can be indurated, sometimes with palpable crepitus.

Inability to swallow saliva and stridor raise concern because of imminent airway compromise. Ludwig’s angina resulting from the infection of an oral malignancy. Some authors also recommend the association of gentamycin. The Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology.

Periodontium gingivaperiodontal ligamentcementumalveolus — Gums and tooth-supporting structures. Ludwig’s angina is a type of severe cellulitis involving the floor of the mouth.


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Rickettsia akari Rickettsialpox Orientia tsutsugamushi Scrub typhus. Current Therapy in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Based on symptoms and examination, CT scan [1]. Advanced infections require the airway to be secured with anngina drainage. Infections originating in the roots of teeth can be identified with a dental X-ray.

Ludwig’s angina

Klebsiella pneumoniae RhinoscleromaKlebsiella pneumonia Klebsiella granulomatis Granuloma inguinale Klebsiella oxytoca Escherichia coli: This is indicated by a decrease in swelling and patient’s capability of breathing adequately around ludqig uncuffed endotracheal tube with the lumen blocked. Swelling in the submandibular area in a person with Ludwig’s angina. Views Read Edit View history.

This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Ludwig’s angina lduwig a form of severe diffuse cellulitis with bilateral involvement, primarily of the submandibular space with the sublingual and submental spaces also being involved.

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

Infection of the neck spaces: Management of Ludwig’s angina with small neck incisions: They are namely the stage of the disease and co-morbid conditions at the time of presentation, physician experience, available resources, and personnel are critical factors in formulation of a treatment plan. Elective tracheostomy was done under local anesthesia, airway secured and anginna anesthesia was provided. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer.