"Ludwig's Angina" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Severe cellulitis of the submaxillary space with secondary involvement of the sublingual and submental space. It usually results from infection in the lower molar area or from a penetrating injury to the mouth floor. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Ludwig's Angina" by people in Profiles.
Severe life threatening maxillofacial infection in pregnancy presented as Ludwig's angina. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2006; 2006:51931.