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Ludwig’s angina

Introduction: Ludwig’s angina

Description of Ludwig’s angina

Ludwig’s angina: Severe inflammation of the glands under the jaw and the resulting swelling may make swallowing and breathing difficult.

Ludwig’s angina: Severe cellulitis of the submaxillary space with secondary involvement of the sublingual and submental space. It usually results from infection in the lower molar area or from a penetrating injury to the mouth floor. (From Dorland, 27th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Hierarchical classifications of Ludwig’s angina

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