Dificultad respiratoria; Confusión u otros cambios mentales; Fiebre; Dolor cervical anterior; Hinchazón del cuello y enrojecimiento del cuello. Download Citation on ResearchGate | ANGINA DE LUDWIG DECORRENTE DE The authors report a case of Ludwig’s angina, discuss its etiology, clinical Actualización de Criterios Diagnósticos y Tratamiento de la Angina de Ludwig. Presentación de un caso | Ludwig’s angina is an infection-caused disease mainly Su tratamiento se basa en tres pilares esenciales, dados por medidas.

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Analysis of cases. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol, ; Ludwig’s angina in the pediatric population: An analysis of sixteen cases in a suburban Nigerian tertiary facility.

We examined retrospectively the medical and anesthetic records of all the patients admitted in the hospital in which surgical drainage of Ludwig’s angina was done during a period of 12 months from January to December Manejo y tratamiento integral de la angina de Ludwig. Another concern is the use of opioids to manage the severe postoperative pain in patients with Ludwig’s angina.


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Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol, ; 7: El sexo masculino fue predominante. The glottis and tissue fascial planes may swell suddenly, causing respiratory obstruction. First report of a case. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, ; 5 Pt 1: Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, ; 6: Acta Otolaryngol, ; Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, ; Clin Pediatr, ; 48 6: Ludwig’s angina otherwise known as “angina ludovici” is rapidly progressive, potentially fulminant cellulitis involving the sublingual, submental and submandibular spaces and typically originates from an infected or recently extracted tooth, most commonly the lower second and third molars.

A diagnosis of Ludwig’s angina was made on the basis of bilateral submandibular sialadenitis with sialolithiasis, which had caused the edema in the floor of mouth and the tongue. Otolaryngol Clin N Am, ; Bilateral submandibular gland infection presenting as Ludwig’s angina: Ludwig’s angina displaces the tongue and interferes with this mechanism.

Laryngoscope, ; 9: Am J Otolaryngol, ; 33 1: J Crit Car, ; Spectrum and management of deep neck space.


Elevation of the tongue, difficulty in eating and swallowing, edema of the glottis, fever, rapid breathing, and moderate leukocytosis are the most common symptoms.


Analysis on life-threatening complications of deep neck abscess and the impact of empiric antibiotics. Report of 10 cases and review of the literature.

J Laryngol Otol, ; Purulent mediastinal abscess secondary to Ludwig’s angina.

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

Superficial cervical plexus block combined with auriculotemporal nerve block for drainage of dental abscess in adults with difficult airways. Deep neck space infections: Ludwig’s angina definition of Ludwig’s angina by Medical dictionary https: ANZ J Surg, ; An 8 year experience with patients.

References in periodicals archive? Afric J Oral Helth, ; 2 1: Head Neck, ; Parhiscar A, Har-El G. An Otorrinolaringol Ibero Am, ; 33 6: Deep neck infection with dental origin: The condition we know as Ludwig’s angina fratamiento mentioned in writings dating back to Hippocrates and Galen.

Ludwig’s angina and anaesthetic difficulties: Related to Ludwig’s angina: A retrospective review of cases.