Ludwig's angina: a clinical review

  title={Ludwig's angina: a clinical review},
  author={Somchai Srirompotong and Thumnu Art-smart},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
Ludwig's angina is caused by a rapidly expanding cellulitis of the floor of the mouth and is characterized by a brawny induration of the floor and suprahyoid region (bilaterally), with an elevation of the tongue potentially obstructing the airway. In the pre-antibiotic era, Ludwig's angina was frequently fatal; however, antibiotics and aggressive surgical intervention have significantly reduced mortality. We reviewed nine patients with Ludwig's angina between July 1996 and June 2002, all of… CONTINUE READING
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