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Ludwig's Angina

Patient came up with a swelling in the lower jaw to neck region. it was found that he is suffering from Ludwig's Angina.

Ludwig’s angina is a rare skin infection that occurs on the floor of the mouth, underneath the tongue. This bacterial infection often occurs after a tooth abscess, which is a collection of pus in the center of a tooth. It can also follow other mouth infections or injuries. This infection is more common in adults than children. Usually, people who get prompt treatment recover fully.

Small surgical procedure was performed to drain the pus from the swelled up part of lower jaw and neck and proper medications are given

after recovering patient may be advised for extraction of the abscessed tooth.
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