Presentación de un caso | Ludwig’s angina is an infection-caused disease mainly Su tratamiento se basa en tres pilares esenciales, dados por medidas. Kurien et al (7) realizaron un estudio comparativo entre las causas de la angina de Ludwig en niños y en adultos, observando que en el 52% de los adultos se. Angina de ludwig 2. 1. CCuurrssoo ddee HHiissttoollooggiiaa aaNNggiiNNaa ddee lluuddWWiigg ddrraa:: ggaabbrriieellaa eelliissaa ttoorrrreess oorrttiizz; 2.

Author: Mut Brajora
Country: Lebanon
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Career
Published (Last): 9 July 2013
Pages: 219
PDF File Size: 4.11 Mb
ePub File Size: 4.36 Mb
ISBN: 717-2-99828-460-7
Downloads: 45055
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Dairr

Advanced infections require the airway to be secured with surgical drainage.

Here we report a case of wide spread odontogenic infection extending to the neck with elevation of the floor of the mouth obstructing the airway which resulted in breathlessness and stridor for which the patient abgina directed to maintain his airway by elective tracheostomy and subsequent angna of the potentially involved spaces. The blood report was normal except for raise in ESR, eosinophilia. Footnotes Source of Support: Ramesh CandamourtySuresh VenkatachalamM.

Laryngoscope, 92pp. The incidence of deep neck infections has decreased after the itroduction of antibiotics but they still may be lethal especially when life-threatening complications occur.

Angina de Ludwig by Emmanuel Muñoz on Prezi

Computed tomography in the evaluation of pediatric neck infections. 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 dee. Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surg,pp. The wound was irrigated with normal saline, and a separate tube drain was placed and secured to the skin with silk sutures [ Figure 2 ]. Parhiscar A, Har-El G.


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

Hospital Universitario Juan Canalejo. Infection can also spread contiguously to involve the pharyngomaxillary and retropharyngeal spaces, thereby encircling the airway. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. A year-old gentleman reported to the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with a chief complaint of inability to open the mouth, pain, and swelling in relation to the lower jaw and neck since a day.

Separate stab incisions was made in relation to the submandibular space bilaterally and submental space. The roots of these teeth penetrate the mylohyoid ridge such that any abscess, or dental infection, has direct access to the submaxillary space. Busch RF, Shah D. Some authors also recommend the association of gentamycin. Ludwig’s angina was coined after the German physician, Wilhelm Friedrich von Ludwig who first described this condition in as a rapidly and frequently fatal progressive gangrenous cellulitis and edema of the soft tissues of the neck and floor of the mouth.

J Oral Maxillofac Surg. A sinus forceps was introduced to open up the tissue spaces and pus was drained.

Oudwig information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. September Pages Intravenous penicillin G, clindamycin or metronidazole are the antibiotics recommended for use prior to obtaining culture and antibiogram results. Postoperative irrigation was done through the drain which was removed after 36 h along with the infected tooth. Early recognition and management are necessary.

  DVX 3150 PDF

J La State Med Soc. Spitalnic SJ, Sucov A. Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs?

Please review our privacy policy. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.

Arch Intern Med,pp. Case repor, with review of bacteriology and current therapy.

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

Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to show advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior.

Jama,pp. Contemporary mangement of deep neck space luddwig. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact. Print Send to a friend Export reference Mendeley Statistics. J Laryngol Otol,pp. The majority of anvina of Ludwig’s angina are odontogenic in etiology, primarily resulting from infections of the second and third molars. Infection of the neck spaces: An immediate diagnosis of Ludwig’s angina was made, and the patient was posted for surgical decompression under general anesthesia.