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77 Possible Causes for Ludwig's Angina, Retropharyngeal Abscess

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Schlüsselwörter Obere Atemwegsinfektionen Rhinosinusitis Lemierre-Syndrom Ludwig-Angina Selbstmedikation This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.[] Bulging of the posterior pharyngeal wall may signal a retropharyngeal abscess .[] Retropharyngeal abscess may also complicate pharyngitis.[]

  • Pharyngitis

    angina), and epiglottitis.[] Peritonsillar abscess. E. Retropharyngeal abscess. Discussion The correct answer is E: retropharyngeal abscess.[] 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[]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    angina Author Coauthor(s) Michelle R Salvaggio, MD, FACP Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Oklahoma College[] He died before doctors could conduct an ultrasound on his throat, which would have revealed the retropharyngeal abscess, which ruptured a blood vessel.[] Streptococci may spread from the pharyngitis to the airways, especially if there is a peritonsillar or a retropharyngeal abscess.[]

  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

    angina, retropharyngeal abscess and other deep collections of the head and neck usually are the cause of considerable anxiety and call for a thorough knowledge of the anatomy[] Retropharyngeal abscesses in adults are critical infections requiring prompt diagnosis and treatment.[] angina ( Ludwig's Angina link) penetrating injury of posterior pharynx (stick or toy in mouth, toothbrush, lollipop - fall) extension from vertebral body osteomyelitis Bugs[]

  • Group A Beta-hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis

    angina , peritonsillar abscess , retropharyngeal abscess , viral pharyngitis [4] Prevention Handwashing [1] Treatment Paracetamol (acetaminophen), NSAIDs , antibiotics [1[] […] complications Rheumatic fever Poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis Suppurative complications Cervical lymphadenitis Peritonsillar or retropharyngeal abscess Sinusitis Mastoiditis[] ( J36 ) pharyngeal abscess ( J39.1 ) retropharyngeal abscess ( J39.0 ) Type 2 Excludes chronic pharyngitis ( J31.2 ) Acute pharyngitis Approximate Synonyms Streptococcal[]

  • Dental Abscess

    Red and swollen cheek with infection spreading to neck Pus collection and reddening of face and neck Ludwig’s angina is a serious infection.[] Diabetes and valvular heart disease increase the risk from bacteremia, and local extension of infection can lead to retropharyngeal abscess, Ludwig's cellulitis, cavernous[] Complications range from contiguous or haematogenous spread of infection and include potentially fatal conditions 1-4 : osteomyelitis meningitis and cerebral abscess Ludwig[]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    " before recommending tonsillectomy. [10] Complications [ edit ] Retropharyngeal abscess Extension of abscess in other deep neck spaces leading to airway compromise; see Ludwig's[] We describe a case of a patient with a peritonsillar abscess that extended to the neck, producing bilateral retropharyngeal abscesses and myonecrosis of the strap muscles.[] ludwig, epiglotita sau perforatia faringelui prin traumatism, iar germenii cel mai frecvent ...[]

  • Acute Epiglottitis

    Differential Diagnosis: • DDx of adult epiglottitis includes: • Infectious processes: Mononucleosis, diphtheria, pertussis, croup, tonsillitis, Ludwig’s angina with retropharyngeal[] abscess (Medical Encyclopedia) Strep throat (Medical Encyclopedia) Throat swab culture (Medical Encyclopedia) [ Read More ][] ’s angina.[]

  • Mediastinitis

    A 58-year-old man with a history of Ludwig's angina was admitted with a spinal cord abscess at the level of C2-T1 and associated osteomyelitic destruction of vertebral bodies[] Descending necrotizing mediastinitis secondary to a nontraumatic retropharyngeal abscess is very rare.[] […] as a direct extension of Ludwig's angina , J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg , 1980 , vol. 80 (pg. 25 - 27 ) [14] Mediastinal and thoracic complications of necrotizing fasciitis of[]

  • Parapharyngeal Abscess

    angina (floor of mouth abscess) One study found that of 162 paediatric patients with retropharyngeal abscess, 126 required surgery initially and, of the 36 patients initially[] Seven children were identified, 4 with retropharyngeal abscess and 3 with parapharyngeal abscess.[] Anaerobic infection of the buccal space (such as Ludwig's angina) not evolving the parotid have to be differentiated from parotitis.[]

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