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Airway compromise is always synonymous with the term Ludwig’s angina, and it is the leading cause of death. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. The majority of zngina of Ludwig’s angina are odontogenic in etiology, primarily resulting from infections of the second and third molars.

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

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.


Postoperative view showing the tube drains and tracheostomy tube in place.

SRJ is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. Deep neck infections are dangerous for its potential ease to fascial spread, sepsis, and upper airway obstruction.

Laryngoscope, 92pp. A retrospective study of patiens.

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Advanced infections require the airway to be secured with surgical etoologia. Once infection develops, it spreads contiguously to the sublingual space. Oral Surg Med Oral Pathol, 78pp. Airway management in Ludwig’s angina. Contemporary mangement of deep neck space infections. J Laryngol Otol,pp. Cuatro pacientes desarrollaron una mediastinitis, falleciendo uno de ellos. Deep neck abscesses — changing trends.

Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Busch RF, Shah D. Footnotes Source of Support: The blood report was normal except for raise in ESR, eosinophilia. Computed tomography in the evaluation of pediatric neck infections.

J La State Med Soc. In the early stages of the disease, patients may etologia managed with observation and intravenous antibiotics. Am J Med, 53pp.


Ludwig’s angina in the pediatric population: This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3. CiteScore measures average citations received per document published. Preoperative appearance with bilateral involvement of the submandibular, sublingual, and the submental spaces showing brawny induration of the swelling. Parhiscar A, Har-El G.

Early recognition and management are necessary. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol.

Intravenous penicillin G, clindamycin or metronidazole are the antibiotics recommended for use prior to obtaining culture and antibiogram results. J Tenn Dent Assoc. Abstract 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 ludwog.