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Presentación de un caso | Ludwig’s angina is an infection-caused disease mainly Su tratamiento se basa en tres pilares esenciales, dados por medidas. Kurien et al (7) realizaron un estudio comparativo entre las causas de la angina de Ludwig en niños y en adultos, observando que en el 52% de los adultos se. Angina de ludwig 2. 1. CCuurrssoo ddee HHiissttoollooggiiaa aaNNggiiNNaa ddee lluuddWWiigg ddrraa:: ggaabbrriieellaa eelliissaa ttoorrrreess oorrttiizz; 2.

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However, elective tracheostomy was planned for airway maintenance with the help of an otolaryngologist. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

Subscribe to our Newsletter. Please review our privacy policy. The appropriate use of parenteral antibiotics, airway protection techniques, and formal surgical drainage of the infection remains the standard protocol of treatment in advanced cases of Ludwig’s angina.

Ludwig’s angina in the pediatric population: Teiologia you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs? Early diagnosis and immediate treatment planning could be a life-saving procedure. Intravenous penicillin G, ludwjg or metronidazole are the antibiotics recommended for use prior to obtaining culture and antibiogram results.

September Pages Ludwig’s angina, odontogenic infection, surgical decompression, tracheostomy. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

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

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Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 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. Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use.

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Extra-oral swelling was indurated, nonfluctuant with bilateral involvement of the submandibular and sublingual glands [ Figure 1 ]. Print Send to a friend Export reference Mendeley Statistics. This is complicated anguna pain, trismus, airway edema, and tongue displacement creating a compromised airway.

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Jama,pp. Arch Intern Med, etiolpgia, pp. Ramesh CandamourtySuresh VenkatachalamM. Deep neck abscesses — changing trends. Ludwig’s angina resulting from the infection of an oral malignancy. Deep neck infection in diabetic patients: Elective tracheostomy was done under local anesthesia, airway secured and general anesthesia was provided.

Therefore, airway management is the primary therapeutic concern. The wound was irrigated with normal saline, and a separate tube drain was placed ,udwig secured to the skin with silk sutures [ Figure 2 ]. On physical examination, he had respiratory distress and was toxic in appearance and his vital signs were monitored immediately. Etiologua retrospective study of cases. Patient recovery was satisfactory.


Tracheostomy tube care was taken in the postoperative period, and the skin was strapped on the fifth postoperative day after the removal of the tracheostomy tube. Comparison of computed tomography and surgical findings in deep neck infections. Report of a case and rewie of the literature. Ramesh Babu1 and G. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.

Intravenous administration of cefotaxime lidwig 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. A sinus forceps was introduced to open up the tissue spaces and pus was drained. Laryngoscope, 92pp.

A retrospective study of patiens. J Otolaryngol, 19pp.

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

Airway compromise is always synonymous with the term Ludwig’s angina, and it is the leading cause of death. Support Center Support Center. Computed tomography in the evaluation of pediatric neck infections. Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci. Deep neck infections are dangerous for its potential ease to fascial spread, sepsis, and upper airway obstruction. Preoperative appearance with bilateral involvement of the submandibular, sublingual, and the submental spaces showing brawny induration of the swelling.