Ludwig’s Angina in Post Partum Patient

Srikanth, G (2014) Ludwig’s Angina in Post Partum Patient. Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, 13 (2). pp. 208-210.

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Ludwig’s Angina is a rapid progressive cellulitis of the submandibular spaces, with potential for significant upper airway obstruction. Most reported cases follow an odontogenic infection. We present a case of 22-year-old female patient in her 2 weeks post partum period developing a life threatening infection. Immediate intubation, surgical decompression and antibiotic therapy successfully resolved the episode.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ludwigs Angina; Post partum period; Odontogenic infection
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2015 09:20
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2015 09:20

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