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Ludwigs Angina

Jessica Mason, MD and Jennifer Farah, MD
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Ludwig’s Angina

Jessica Mason MD and Jennifer Farah MD

  • Cellulitis of the mouth floor
  • Cause = dental infection or trauma
  • Polymicrobial, rapidly progressive
  • Symptoms/Signs
    • Drooling
    • Dysphagia
    • Elevated tongue
    • Firm mouth floor
  • Complications
    • Sepsis
    • Airway compromise
  • Treatment
    • Manage airway
    • Broad-spectrum antibiotics

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