Possible Causes for Ludwig's Angina in USA

  • 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…[1]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess
    Ludwig's Angina

    The following system wise signs and symptoms are commonly seen in peritonsillar abscess formation among patients: General Appearance: Patients usually comes in with complains of fever and chills. The pathognomonic muffling of voice or “hot potato” voice heralds the disease. Integumentary: The skin may appear…[2]

  • 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…[3]

  • Retropharyngeal Abscess
    Ludwig's Angina

    Retropharyngeal abscess is a potentially life-threatening condition which most commonly occurs among young children, and presents with fever, sore throat, and other symptoms associated with local, and sometimes systemic infection. The diagnosis is made through blood tests radiographic methods, and treatment must…[4]

  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis
    Ludwig's Angina
  • Variant Angina Pectoris
    Unstable Angina Angina Pectoris
  • Hyperlipidemia
    Unstable Angina Angina Pectoris

    Hyperlipidemia is a term used to describe increased levels of lipids in blood, be that in the form of cholesterol (HDL, LDL, IDL or VLDL) or triglycerides. Though not a disease itself, hyperlipidemia has the potential to predispose to several diseases. The most common presentation of hyperlipidemia is a cardiovascular…[5]

  • Naratriptan
    Unstable Angina Angina Pectoris
  • Almotriptan
    Unstable Angina Angina Pectoris
  • Phenylephrine
    Unstable Angina

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  1. Parapharyngeal Abscess, Symptoma
  2. Peritonsillar Abscess, Symptoma
  3. Tetanus, Symptoma
  4. Retropharyngeal Abscess, Symptoma
  5. Hyperlipidemia, Symptoma