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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. All patients were treated with intravenous broad-spectrum dw.

Infection can also spread contiguously to involve the pharyngomaxillary and retropharyngeal spaces, thereby encircling the airway. Intravenous administration of cefotaxime 1 g Bd, gentamycin 80 mg Bd, metrogyl luddig, Tid were given for 5 days with a tapering dose of decadran 8—4 mg Bd for first two postoperative days. This item has received. A retrospective study of patients.

The incidence of deep neck infections has decreased after the itroduction of antibiotics but they still may be lethal especially when life-threatening complications occur. In Ludwig’s angina, the submandibular space is the primary site of infection.

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Mouth opening was limited to 1. In the early stages of the disease, etiolovia may be managed with observation and intravenous antibiotics. Contemporary mangement of deep neck space infections. Airway compromise is always synonymous with the term Ludwig’s angina, and it is the leading cause of etilogia. Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surgery,pp. Print Send to a friend Export reference Mendeley Statistics. Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use.


Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. Some authors also recommend the association of gentamycin. Deep neck infection in diabetic patients: Intravenous penicillin G, clindamycin or metronidazole are the antibiotics recommended for use prior to obtaining culture and antibiogram results.

Ludwig’s angina resulting from the infection of an oral malignancy. Preoperative appearance with bilateral involvement of the submandibular, sublingual, and the submental spaces showing brawny induration of the swelling.

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

Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Infection of the neck spaces: Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg,pp. Late stages of the disease should be addressed immediately and given special importance towards the maintenance angiba airway followed by surgical decompression under antibiotic coverage.

Comparison of clinical picture and outcomes with nondiabetic patients.

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However, elective tracheostomy was planned for airway maintenance with the help of an otolaryngologist. Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surg,pp. Report of a case and rewie of the literature. Ludwig’s angina in the pediatric population: CiteScore measures average citations received per document published.


SRJ is a prestige metric based etiologla the idea that not all citations are the same. Early recognition and management are necessary. Case repor, with review of bacteriology and current therapy.

Once infection develops, it spreads contiguously to the sublingual space. Oral Surg Med Oral Pathol, 78pp. Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. Previous article Next article. Changing trends in deep neck abscess.

Airway management in Ludwig’s angina. Inability to swallow saliva and stridor raise concern because of imminent airway compromise. A retrospective study of cases. Separate stab incisions was made in relation to the submandibular space bilaterally and submental space. Elective tracheostomy was done under local anesthesia, airway secured and general anesthesia was provided.

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Management of Ludwig’s angina with small neck incisions: The majority of cases of Ludwig’s angina are odontogenic in etiology, primarily resulting from infections of the second and third molars. Advanced infections require the airway to be secured with surgical drainage. Spitalnic SJ, Sucov A.