Ludwig’s Angina Following Self Application of an Acidic Chemical

  • OO Gbolahan
  • S Olowookere
  • A Aboderin
  • O Omopariola
Keywords: Toothache, Acid chemical, Ludwig’s angina

Abstract

Ludwig’s angina is a potentially life threatening diffuse cellulitis usually resulting from odontogenic infection. We report a case of Ludwig’s angina resulting from self administration of an acidic chemical to treat toothache.

Keywords: Toothache, Acid chemical, Ludwig’s angina

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