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Ludwig's Angina (Ludwigs 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)
Also Known As:
Ludwigs Angina; Angina, Ludwig's; Ludwig Angina
Networked: 55 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 1 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Vomiting
2. Nausea
3. Exanthema (Rash)
4. Diarrhea
5. Infection

Experts

1. Aryal, Madan Raj: 1 article (01/2015)
2. Chu, Yum-Kung: 1 article (01/2015)
3. Pathak, Ranjan: 1 article (01/2015)
4. Karmacharya, Paras: 1 article (01/2015)
5. Supplee, Suzanne: 1 article (01/2015)
6. Shen, Shu-Huei: 1 article (01/2015)
7. Li, Wing-Yin: 1 article (01/2015)
8. Yang, Rong-Hsin: 1 article (01/2015)
9. Mukherjee, Soma: 1 article (05/2013)
10. Maru, Laxmi: 1 article (05/2013)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Ludwig's Angina:
1. Clavulanic Acid (Potassium Clavulanate)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Amoxicillin (Wymox)FDA LinkGeneric
3. loracarbef (Lorax)FDA Link
4. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
5. Penicillins (Penicillin)FDA Link
6. Warfarin (Coumadin)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Lidocaine (Xylocaine)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Factor VIII (Coagulation Factor VIII)IBA
9. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)IBA
10. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Airway Management
2. Tracheotomy
3. Tracheostomy
4. Surgical Decompression
5. Anesthesia