A case of recurrent Ludwig's angina

Merwin Paul Remson Paul Raj, Manoj Kumar Lohith Kumar, Anand Kesavan Hariharan, Srinivasan Krishnamoorthy


In this paper, we describe the case of a 45-year-old male who presented with recurrent swelling of the submandibular region. The last episode of the swelling was triggered post tooth extraction. There were associated features like increased temperature and leukocytosis. The patient was started on IV antibiotics and analgesics and with incision and drainage the patient improved with no sequelae.


Ludwig's angina, Recurrent infection, Submandibular infection

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