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His temperature was A year-old gentleman reported to the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with a chief complaint of inability to open the mouth, pain, and swelling in relation to the lower jaw and neck since a day.

A review of current airway management. 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.

On physical examination, he had respiratory distress and was toxic in appearance and his vital signs were monitored immediately.

Deep neck infection in diabetic patients: J La State Med Soc. Print Send to a friend Export reference Mendeley Statistics. This is complicated by pain, trismus, airway edema, and tongue displacement creating a compromised airway. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci. Airway compromise is always synonymous with the term Ludwig’s angina, and it is the leading cause of death. This article reviews 77 cases of deep cervical infection, focus on etiological, clinical and therapeutic aspects.


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Busch RF, Shah D. Footnotes Source of Support: Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Deep neck infections are dangerous for its potential ease to fascial spread, sepsis, and upper airway obstruction.

Airway management in Ludwig’s angina. Here we report a case of wide spread odontogenic infection extending to the neck with elevation of the floor of the mouth obstructing luddwig airway which resulted in breathlessness and stridor for which the patient was directed to maintain his airway by elective tracheostomy and subsequent drainage of the etiologiz involved spaces.

Deep neck abscesses — changing trends.

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

etiollgia Ramesh Babu1 and G. 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 pudwig of the soft tissues of the neck and floor of the mouth.

Separate stab incisions was made in relation to the submandibular space bilaterally and submental space. A retrospective study of patiens. Therefore, airway management is the primary therapeutic concern.

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Elective tracheostomy was done under local anesthesia, airway secured and general anesthesia was provided. A present day complication. In Ludwig’s angina, the submandibular space etiilogia the primary site of infection. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

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 emergency.

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

The majority of cases of Ludwig’s angina are odontogenic in etiology, primarily resulting from infections of the second and third molars.


All patients were treated with intravenous broad-spectrum antibiotics. A retrospective study of cases. Cuatro pacientes desarrollaron una mediastinitis, falleciendo uno de ellos.

SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. Ludwig’s angina resulting from the infection of an oral malignancy. 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. Patient recovery was satisfactory.

A review of odontogenic infections. Case repor, with review of bacteriology and current therapy.