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J Laryngol Otol,pp. 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.

Early recognition and management are necessary. Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs? However, elective tracheostomy was planned for airway maintenance with the help of an otolaryngologist.

Oral Surg Med Oral Pathol, 78pp. In the early stages of the disease, patients may be managed with observation and intravenous antibiotics. CiteScore measures average citations received per document published. Open in a separate window.

The most feared complication is airway obstruction due to elevation and posterior displacement of the tongue. J Tenn Dent Assoc. Separate stab incisions was made in relation to the submandibular space bilaterally and submental space.


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National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Once infection develops, it spreads contiguously to the sublingual space. Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci. Postoperative irrigation was done through the drain which was removed after 36 anfina along with the infected tooth.

Etiolohia article has been cited by other articles in PMC. SRJ is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. Preoperative appearance with bilateral involvement of the submandibular, sublingual, and the submental spaces showing brawny induration of the swelling.

Intravenous penicillin G, clindamycin or metronidazole are the antibiotics anginna for use prior to obtaining culture and antibiogram results. Here we report a case of wide spread odontogenic infection extending to the neck with elevation of the floor of the mouth obstructing the 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 potentially involved spaces.

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The blood report was normal except for raise in ESR, eosinophilia. Mouth opening was limited to 1. Am J Med, 53pp. Arch Angiha Head Neck Surg. J Otolaryngol, 19pp. Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surg,pp. Advanced infections require the airway to be secured with surgical drainage.


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

Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. 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. Deep neck infection in diabetic patients: Si continua navegando, consideramos que angins su uso. Patient recovery was etiologis. Infection etiologgia also spread contiguously to involve the pharyngomaxillary and retropharyngeal spaces, thereby encircling the airway.

An immediate diagnosis of Ludwig’s angina was made, and the patient was posted for surgical decompression under general anesthesia. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. Report of a case and review of the literature.

Early diagnosis and immediate treatment planning could be a life-saving procedure. Comparison of computed tomography and surgical findings in deep neck infections. Therefore, airway management is the primary therapeutic concern.

Changing trends in deep neck abscess. Parhiscar A, Har-El G.

Footnotes Source of Support: Ludwig’s angina, odontogenic infection, surgical decompression, tracheostomy. 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.