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91 Possible Causes for Diphtheria, Ludwig's Angina

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  • Pharyngitis

    Humans are the only known reservoir of C diphtheriae . Diphtheria is fatal in 5% to 10% of patients.[atsu.edu] angina), and epiglottitis.[schools-wikipedia.org] angina), and epiglottitis . [19] [20] [21] Fungal [ edit ] Some cases of pharyngitis are caused by fungal infection such as Candida albicans causing oral thrush . [ citation[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    (diphtheria) Neisseria gonorrhoeae (gonorrhea) Chlamydia pneumoniae (chlamydia) The types of URIs refer to the parts of the upper respiratory tract most involved in the infection[healthline.com] Schlüsselwörter Obere Atemwegsinfektionen Rhinosinusitis Lemierre-Syndrom Ludwig-Angina Selbstmedikation This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.[link.springer.com] A barking cough may also be present in diphtheria laryngitis.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis

    Diagnosis Rarely, tonsillar or pharyngeal tissues are affected, and diphtheria or infection due to agranulocytosis must be ruled out by throat culture and CBC when the gum[merckmanuals.com] Ludwig's angina. MedlinePlus . 9. Chow AW. Submandibular space infections (Ludwig's angina). UpToDate . 2010 . 10. ENT emergencies: Ludwig's angina.[journals.lww.com] The microbiological analysis of the lesions of ANUG, given that certain bacteria may cause acute (eg Streptococcus spp) and/or ulceromembranous (eg Corynebacterium diphtheriae[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    angina , peritonsillar abscess , retropharyngeal abscess , viral pharyngitis [4] Prevention Handwashing [1] Treatment Paracetamol (acetaminophen), NSAIDs , antibiotics [1[en.wikipedia.org] Duration 7–10 days [2] [3] Causes Group A streptococcus [1] Diagnostic method Throat culture , strep test [1] Differential diagnosis Epiglottitis , infectious mononucleosis , Ludwig's[en.wikipedia.org] angina , peritonsillar abscess , and retropharyngeal abscess . [4] Prevention Tonsillectomy may be a reasonable preventive measure in those with frequent throat infections[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Acute Epiglottitis

    Differential Diagnosis: • DDx of adult epiglottitis includes: • Infectious processes: Mononucleosis, diphtheria, pertussis, croup, tonsillitis, Ludwig’s angina with retropharyngeal[slideshare.net] Diphtheria in an adult is a very rare occurrence.[gwpapers.virginia.edu] Differential Diagnosis: • DDx of adult epiglottitis includes: • Infectious processes: Mononucleosis, diphtheria, pertussis, croup, tonsillitis, Ludwig’s angina with retropharyngeal[slideshare.net]

  • Mumps

    […] diseases 2009 influenza A (H1N1) pandemic Disease / public health area Cholera Disease / public health area Congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) Disease / public health area Diphtheria[ecdc.europa.eu] angina Macrostomia Melkersson–Rosenthal syndrome Microstomia Noma Oral Crohn's disease Orofacial granulomatosis Perioral dermatitis Pyostomatitis vegetans Other Eagle syndrome[en.wikipedia.org] The first “whole-cell” vaccines to protect against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis became available in the United States in the 1940s and contained killed, but “whole,”[fda.gov]

  • Streptococcus Mutans

    Biology 119 Genetics of Escherichia 139 B E UHLIN M BAGA M GöRANSSON F P LINDBERG 163 K N TIMMIS G J BOULNOIS D BITTERSUERMANN 196 Molecular Cloning of Genes Encoding 219 The Diphtheria[books.google.es] Life-threatening complications may arise such as cavernous sinus thrombosis and Ludwig's angina. [10] Streptococcus mutans and Streptococcus sobrinus are two microorganisms[microbewiki.kenyon.edu] […] bacteria Bacteriol binding Biol biosynthesis capsule cell surface characterization cholera toxin chromosomal coli K12 coli strains colicin colonization ColW ctxAB deletion diphtheria[books.google.es]

  • Tetanus

    The mean age at the time of diphtheria and tetanus antibody testing was 21.1 17.8 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] No similar correlation was found for diphtheria antibodies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BC Bordetella pertussis cell suspension, CNP carbon nanoparticle, Dtx diphtheria toxoid, Ttx tetanus toxoid.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Airway Obstruction

    Respiratory diphtheria • Breathing difficulty • Husky voice • Stridor • Enlarged lymph nodes • Heart rate • Nasal discharge • Swelling of palate 45.[slideshare.net] The diagnosis is Ludwig’s angina. Discussion The signs and symptoms are typical of Ludwig’s angina and impending airway obstruction.[bmj.com] Infections represent important causes of oropharyngeal and hypopharyngeal UAO and include Ludwig angina, peritonsillar abscess, and infections of the retropharyngeal and lateral[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com]

  • Stomatitis

    Other causes are infectious bacteria, such as streptococci and gonococci or those causing necrotizing ulcerative stomatitis , diphtheria , and tuberculosis ; the fungus causing[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] angina Macrostomia Melkersson–Rosenthal syndrome Microstomia Noma Oral Crohn's disease Orofacial granulomatosis Perioral dermatitis Pyostomatitis vegetans Other Eagle syndrome[en.wikipedia.org] Synonym: chronic atrophic candidiasis diphtheritic stomatitis Stomatitis caused by infection with Corynebacterium diphtheriae .[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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