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A present day complication. The wound was etiologis with normal saline, and a separate tube drain was placed and secured to the skin with silk sutures [ Figure 2 ]. J Nat Sci Biol Med. This article reviews 77 cases of deep cervical infection, focus on etiological, clinical and therapeutic aspects. J La State Med Soc. Ramesh CandamourtySuresh VenkatachalamM. Report of a case and rewie of the literature.

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. Busch RF, Shah D. His temperature was Subscribe to our Newsletter. Oral Surg Med Oral Pathol, 78pp. Mouth opening was limited to 1. Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surg,pp. Spitalnic SJ, Sucov A. Se continuar a navegar, consideramos que aceita o seu uso. The blood report was normal except for raise in ESR, eosinophilia.


Deep neck infections are dangerous for its potential ease to fascial spread, sepsis, and upper airway obstruction. All patients were treated with intravenous broad-spectrum antibiotics.

Actualizacion de Criterios Diagnosticos y Tratamiento de la Angina de Ludwig. – Free Online Library

Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, 10pp. Hospital Universitario Juan Canalejo. Some authors also recommend the association of gentamycin. Elective tracheostomy was done under local anesthesia, airway secured and general anesthesia was provided.

Infection of the neck spaces: Contemporary mangement of deep neck space etoilogia.

Preoperative appearance with bilateral involvement of the submandibular, sublingual, and the submental spaces showing brawny induration of the swelling. Report of a case and review of the lurwig.

Intravenous administration of cefotaxime 1 g Bd, gentamycin 80 mg Bd, metrogyl mg, Ludsig were given for 5 days with a tapering dose of decadran 8—4 mg Bd for first two postoperative days.

National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Ludwig’s angina is a form of severe diffuse cellulitis that presents an acute onset and spreads rapidly, bilaterally affecting the submandibular, sublingual and submental spaces resulting in a state of emergency.

Full text is only aviable in PDF. Ludwig’s angina, odontogenic infection, surgical decompression, tracheostomy.

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

Footnotes Source of Support: Airway management in Ludwig’s angina. Intravenous penicillin G, clindamycin or metronidazole are the antibiotics recommended for use prior to obtaining culture and antibiogram results. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. Am J Med, 53pp. Patient recovery was satisfactory. On physical examination, he had respiratory distress and was toxic in appearance and his vital signs were monitored immediately.


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

Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. September Pages 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. Postoperative view showing the tube drains and tracheostomy tube in place. 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.

An immediate diagnosis of Ludwig’s angina was made, and the patient was posted for surgical decompression under general anesthesia. Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surgery,pp.

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

Ludwig’s angina in the pediatric population: Previous article Next article. J Laryngol Otol,pp. This item has received. Early recognition and management are necessary. Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci.