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Ludwig's angina: case report and review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7594369     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Modern dental care and use of antibiotics for oral infections have made Ludwig's angina rare. To avoid acute airway obstruction, emergency physicians must be able to rapidly recognize and treat this condition. A typical case of Ludwig's angina is presented, followed by a review of clinical findings and therapeutic modalities. Emphasis is made on airway management, antibiotics, and surgical drainage.
S J Spitalnic; A Sucov
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of emergency medicine     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0736-4679     ISO Abbreviation:  J Emerg Med     Publication Date:    1995 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-12-01     Completed Date:  1995-12-01     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8412174     Medline TA:  J Emerg Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  499-503     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Emergency Medicine, Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02903, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Airway Obstruction / etiology
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Combined Modality Therapy
Emergency Service, Hospital
Ludwig's Angina* / diagnosis,  etiology,  therapy
Tooth Extraction / adverse effects
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents

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