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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 211-214

Ludwig's angina: A case report and review of management

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, SRM Dental College and Hospital, Ramapuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Sasikala Balasubramanian
Senior Lecturer, Department of OMFS, SRM Dental College and Hospital, Ramapuram, Chennai-89, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/0976-433X.138778

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Space infection in the Oral and Maxillofacial region is common from odontogenic origin especially in the immunocompromised patients. Ludwig's angina which is relatively uncommon remains a potentially life-threatening condition due to the risk of impending airway obstruction. Thus, because of its invasive nature, early identification and management of Ludwig's angina is extremely important.

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