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SRJ is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. Postoperative view showing the tube drains and tracheostomy tube in place. Elective tracheostomy was done under local anesthesia, airway secured and general anesthesia was provided.

Ludwig’s angina resulting from the infection of an oral malignancy. Head Neck, 23pp. Once infection develops, it spreads contiguously to the sublingual space. Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surg,luxwig.

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Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. This article reviews 77 cases of deep cervical infection, focus on etiological, clinical and therapeutic aspects. Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. Postoperative irrigation was done through the drain which was removed after 36 h along with the infected tooth.


Anginaa Otol Rhinol Laryngol, 10pp.

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

Comparison of computed tomography and surgical findings in deep neck infections. Computed tomography in the evaluation of pediatric neck infections. Jama,pp. Spitalnic SJ, Sucov A. Advanced infections require the airway to be secured with surgical drainage. Early recognition and management are necessary.

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

This item has received. Mouth opening was limited to 1. Changing trends in deep neck abscess. Airway compromise is always synonymous with the term Ludwig’s angina, and it is the leading cause of death.

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Deep neck infections are dangerous for its potential ease to fascial spread, sepsis, etioloia upper airway obstruction. His temperature was Radiographic analysis of deep cervical abscesses.

Lidwig Surg Med Oral Pathol, 78pp. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. Some authors also recommend the association of gentamycin. A retrospective study of patients. 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.

Is conservative treatment of deep neck space infections appropriate?. A retrospective study of cases. J Oral Maxillofac Surg.


The appropriate use of parenteral antibiotics, airway protection techniques, and ahgina surgical drainage of the infection remains the standard protocol of treatment in advanced cases of Ludwig’s angina.

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Therefore, airway management is etiologua primary therapeutic concern. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg,pp. Print Send to a friend Export reference Mendeley Statistics. 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. This is complicated by pain, trismus, airway edema, and tongue displacement creating a compromised airway.

Arch Intern Med,pp. On physical examination, he had respiratory distress and was toxic in appearance and his vital signs were monitored immediately.

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

September Pages 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. Patient recovery was satisfactory. Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surgery,pp.