Drainage of Ludwig ’ Angina under Superficial Cervical Plexus Block in Pediatric Patient

@inproceedings{Gupta2009DrainageOL,
  title={Drainage of Ludwig ’ Angina under Superficial Cervical Plexus Block in Pediatric Patient},
  author={Dr. Arun Kr. Gupta and Dr. V. K. Dhulkhed and Dr. B. M. Rudagi and Dr. Ana Gupta},
  year={2009}
}
Ludwig’s angina is a rapidly spreading cellulitis that may produce upper airway obstruction which can be potentially lethal and often leading to death. However, this disorder can develop in children, in whom it can cause serious airway compromise. Treatment included incision and drainage of associated spaces, teeth extraction, and antibiotic therapy. There is no consensus in the literature regarding airway management. We report a patient with Ludwig angina with airway compromise who presented… CONTINUE READING
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