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    51 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

      angina Parapharyngeal space infection Peritonsillar Abscess (PTA) Epiglottitis Kawasaki disease Penetrating injury Caustic ingestion Lemierre's syndrome Peritonsillar cellulitis … Hand-foot-and-mouth disease HIV (Acute Retroviral Syndrome) Noninfectious Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Pemphigus Angioedema Other Deep neck space infection Retropharyngeal abscess Ludwig'sangina), and epiglottitis.[2] [3]

    • Cellulitis
      Ludwig's Angina

      Another serious type of cellulitis, called Ludwig’s angina, occurs when tissue on the bottom of the mouth becomes infected. … About 80% of cases of Ludwig's angina, or cellulitis of the submandibular space, are caused by dental infections. … Facial cellulitis is a type involving the face, especially the cheek or periorbital or orbital tissues, although other regions such as the neck may be affected. ludwig's angina[4] [5] [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 … angina Parapharyngeal space infection Peritonsillar Abscess (PTA) Epiglottitis Kawasaki disease Penetrating injury Caustic ingestion Lemierre's syndrome Peritonsillar cellulitis … Hand-foot-and-mouth disease HIV (Acute Retroviral Syndrome) Noninfectious Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Pemphigus Angioedema Other Deep neck space infection Retropharyngeal abscess Ludwig's[7] [8]

    • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis
      Ludwig's Angina
    • Parapharyngeal Abscess
      Ludwig's Angina
    • Tetanus
      Ludwig's Angina
    • 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 … Angina Pharyngitis References Melio, Frantz, and Laurel Berge. … angina Parapharyngeal space infection Peritonsillar Abscess (PTA) Epiglottitis Kawasaki disease Penetrating injury Caustic ingestion Lemierre's syndrome Peritonsillar cellulitis[9]

    • Dental Abscess
      Ludwig's Angina

      Bilateral tenderness of the floor of the mouth suggests Ludwig angina . … The rare cases in which cavernous sinus thrombosis or Ludwig angina are suspected require imaging studies, typically CT or MRI. … Rarely, cavernous sinus thrombosis or Ludwig angina ( submandibular space infection ) develops; these conditions are life threatening and require immediate intervention.[10]

    • Ludwig's Angina

      The diagnosis of Ludwig's angina is clinical. … In this case, Ludwig's angina refers to the feeling of strangling, not the feeling of chest pain, though there may be chest pain in Ludwig's angina if the infection spreads … Dental infections account for approximately 80% of cases of Ludwig's angina.[11]

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    References

    1. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs…
    2. Streptococcal pharyngitis - WikEM, https://wikem.org/wiki/Streptococcal_pharyngitis
    3. Pharyngitis, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pharyngitis
    4. definition of cellulitis by Medical dictionary, http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com…
    5. Social Security Disability & SSI for Cellulitis, http://www.disabilitysecrets.com/win-can-you-ge…
    6. Cellulitis, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cellulitis
    7. Peritonsillar abscess - WikEM, https://wikem.org/wiki/Peritonsillar_abscess
    8. Peritonsillar abscess, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peritonsillar_abscess
    9. Retropharyngeal abscess - WikEM, https://wikem.org/wiki/Retropharyngeal_abscess
    10. Toothache and Infection - Dental Disorders, http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/dental…
    11. Ludwig's angina, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludwig%27s_angina