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

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 anglna and stridor for which the patient was directed to maintain his airway by elective tracheostomy and subsequent drainage of the potentially involved spaces. Radiographic analysis of deep cervical abscesses. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.

Ludwig’s angina resulting from the infection of an oral malignancy. The appropriate use of parenteral antibiotics, airway protection techniques, and formal surgical drainage of the infection remains the standard protocol ed treatment in advanced cases of Ludwig’s angina.

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Ludwig’s angina, odontogenic infection, surgical decompression, tracheostomy. Head Neck, 23pp. Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use. To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to show re related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior.

Ramesh Babu1 and G. This is complicated by pain, trismus, airway edema, and tongue displacement creating a compromised airway. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg,pp. Management of Ludwig’s angina with small ludwib incisions: Subscribe to our Newsletter. Airway management in Ludwig’s angina.

Some authors also recommend the association of gentamycin. Inability to swallow saliva and stridor raise concern because of imminent airway compromise.

A review of odontogenic infections.

Arch Intern Med,pp. Changing trends in deep neck abscess.

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. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.

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

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. A retrospective study of cases. Case repor, with review of bacteriology and current therapy. Deep neck infection in diabetic patients: The most feared complication is airway obstruction due to elevation and posterior displacement of the tongue.

Am J Med, 53pp. A review of current airway management. Elective tracheostomy was done under local anesthesia, airway secured and general anesthesia was provided. Case report and review. Parhiscar A, Har-El G. 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.


Hospital Universitario Juan Canalejo. Changing trends in deep neck abscess. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. An immediate diagnosis of Ludwig’s angina was made, and the patient was posted for surgical decompression under general anesthesia.

Report of a case and rewie of the literature. Postoperative view showing the tube drains and tracheostomy tube in place.

In the early stages of the disease, patients may be managed with observation and intravenous antibiotics. Advanced infections require the airway to be secured with surgical drainage.

Postoperative etiologa was done through the drain which was removed after 36 h along with the infected tooth. Patient recovery was satisfactory. Deep neck infections are dangerous for its potential ease to fascial spread, sepsis, and upper airway obstruction.

J Nat Sci Biol Med. Therefore, airway management is the primary therapeutic concern.

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