Spontaneous sublingual haematoma: a rare entity.

  title={Spontaneous sublingual haematoma: a rare entity.},
  author={Mohamed A. Bitar and Mohammad Amjad Kamal and Lorice Mahfoud},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
Sublingual haematoma, also known as pseudo-Ludwig phenomenon, is an entity commonly described in patients on anticoagulation therapy. Spontaneous sublingual haematoma is a rare subtype. It is thought to be due to aneurismal changes in the facial or lingual arteries, occurring mostly in the elderly hypertensive population. Two case reports of spontaneous sublingual haematomas have been reported so far in the literature. Both cases were elderly patients and presented with a sublingual mass and… CONTINUE READING


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