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Ludwig's Angina (Ludwigs Angina) Summary

Description: 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) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Ludwig's Angina

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Clavulanic Acid (Potassium Clavulanate) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 37 Generic
  2. Amoxicillin (Wymox) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 105 Generic
  3. loracarbef (Lorax) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 2
  4. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 8 results : IBA
  5. Penicillins (Penicillin) : 4 results : FDA 1
  6. Warfarin (Coumadin) : 3 results : FDA 21 Generic
  7. Lidocaine (Xylocaine) : 1 result : FDA 168 Generic
  8. Factor VIII (Coagulation Factor VIII) : 1 result : IBA
  9. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 1 result : IBA
  10. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) : 1 result : FDA 18 Generic
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Diseases Related to Ludwig's Angina

  1. Vomiting
  2. Nausea
  3. Exanthema (Rash)
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Infection
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Key Therapies for Ludwig's Angina

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  1. Airway Management : 11 results
  2. Tracheotomy : 4 results
  3. Tracheostomy : 4 results
  4. Surgical Decompression : 3 results
  5. Anesthesia : 3 results
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