134 Possible Causes for Ludwig's Angina in USA

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Sore throat could be a presenting symptom of acute thyroiditis, Ludwig’s angina, and gastroesophageal reflux disease, all of which should be differentiated from pharyngitis[1]

  • Pharyngitis

    Others A few other causes are rare, but possibly fatal, and include parapharyngeal space infections: peritonsillar abscess ("quinsy"), submandibular space infection (Ludwig'sangina), and epiglottitis.[2]

  • Ludwig's Angina

    (From Dorland, 27th ed) Concepts Disease or Syndrome ( T047 ) MSH D008158 SnomedCT 196542004 , 54572003 English Ludwig Angina , Ludwig's Angina , Ludwigs Angina , Angina, … Ludwig's , Ludwig's angina (diagnosis) , Ludwig angina , Ludwig's Angina [Disease/Finding] , anginas ludwig , angina ludwig , ludwigs angina , ludwig's angina , ludwig angina … , Ludwig's angina , Ludwig's angina (disorder) , Ludwig; angina , Ludwig , angina; Ludwig Japanese ルードウィッヒ口峡炎 , ルードウィッヒコウキョウエン Swedish Ludwigs angina Czech Ludwigova angína[3]

  • Benzocaine

    Alcohol-Free Recommended Articles Burning Mouth Syndrome: Putting Out the Fire When you have burning mouth syndrome, it is as if someone has ignited a fire in your… Read More LudwigsAngina: No Ordinary Pain in the Neck Ludwigs angina is a serious, potentially life-threatening bacterial infection that stems… Read More What Are Mouth Germs? … Alcohol-Free Recommended Articles Burning Mouth Syndrome: Putting Out the Fire When you have burning mouth syndrome, it is as if someone has ignited a fire in your… Read More Ludwigs[4]

  • Sialolithiasis

    ENT evaluated the patient, and agreed with a presumed diagnosis of Ludwig's angina from the physical exam. … The next day, a CT scan read by the attending radiologist revealed sialolithiasis of the submandibular gland, which excluded the diagnosis of Ludwig's angina. … Spaces in the peripharyngeal area can be invaded by external bacteria leading to various infections, including peritonsillar abscess, Ludwig's angina, retropharyngeal abscess[5]

  • Retropharyngeal Abscess
    Ludwig's Angina

    Ludwig angina) More likely to extend into the mediastinum Children: Due to suppurative changes within a lymph node (primary infection elsewhere in head or neck) Trauma: Direct … Hand-foot-and-mouth disease HIV (Acute Retroviral Syndrome) Noninfectious Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Pemphigus Angioedema Other Deep neck space infection Retropharyngeal abscess Ludwig'sangina Parapharyngeal space infection Peritonsillar Abscess (PTA) Epiglottitis Kawasaki disease Penetrating injury Caustic ingestion Lemierre's syndrome Peritonsillar cellulitis[6]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess
    Ludwig's Angina

    Retropharyngeal abscess Extension of abscess in other deep neck spaces leading to airway compromise; see Ludwig's angina Sepsis Glomerulonephritis and rheumatic fever (strep … Hand-foot-and-mouth disease HIV (Acute Retroviral Syndrome) Noninfectious Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Pemphigus Angioedema Other Deep neck space infection Retropharyngeal abscess Ludwig'sangina Parapharyngeal space infection Peritonsillar Abscess (PTA) Epiglottitis Kawasaki disease Penetrating injury Caustic ingestion Lemierre's syndrome Peritonsillar cellulitis[7] [8]

  • Parapharyngeal Abscess
    Ludwig's Angina

    A parapharyngeal abscess develops principally as a complication of deep neck infections caused by various gram-positive and gram-negative bacterial pathogens, and its life-threatening nature mandates early recognition. Symptoms include fever, limited neck movement, voice changes, stridor, proximal lymphadenopathy…[9]

  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis
    Ludwig's Angina
  • Tetanus
    Ludwig's Angina

    Tetanus is a serious disease of bacterial origin that gravely affects the functioning of the nervous system giving rise to debilitating complications. It is caused by anaerobic bacteria known as Clostridium tetani. It takes about 7 to 8 days for the tetanus bacteria to show effect. The following are some of the…[10]

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References

  1. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs…
  2. Pharyngitis, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pharyngitis
  3. Ludwigs Angina, http://www.fpnotebook.com/lung/Airway/LdwgsAngn.htm
  4. Orabase® Oral Pain Reliever for Mouth Sores, http://www.colgate.com/en/us/oc/products/specia…
  5. Case Report of Sialolithiasis : Emergency Medicine News, http://journals.lww.com/em-news/Fulltext/2008/0…
  6. Retropharyngeal abscess - WikEM, https://wikem.org/wiki/Retropharyngeal_abscess
  7. Peritonsillar abscess, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peritonsillar_abscess
  8. Peritonsillar abscess - WikEM, https://wikem.org/wiki/Peritonsillar_abscess
  9. Parapharyngeal Abscess, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/parapharyngeal…
  10. Tetanus, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/tetanus