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Lymphangioma of the tongue presenting as Ludwig's angina.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10628549     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this paper we present a case of a 6-year-old child who presented with Ludwig's angina caused by an infected tongue base lymphangioma. We provide a literature review of tongue lymphangioma and Ludwig's angina in the paediatric population. Both Ludwig's angina and tongue base lymphangioma are rare conditions in their own right and a combination of the two has not previously been described in the literature.
R A Tasca; H M Myatt; E J Beckenham
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0165-5876     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol.     Publication Date:  1999 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-01-24     Completed Date:  2000-01-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003603     Medline TA:  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  201-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, The New Children's Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Ludwig's Angina / complications*,  diagnosis
Lymphangioma / complications,  diagnosis*
Tongue Neoplasms / complications,  diagnosis*

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