Ludwig's angina complicating pregnancy: an unusual presentation

Authors

  • Aruna Singh Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
  • Pradip Kumar Saha Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
  • Abhay Kumar Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
  • Rashmi Bagga Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
  • Neha Chauhan Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20240496

Keywords:

Ludwig angina, Pregnancy, Odontogenic infection, Acute renal failure, Dental caries

Abstract

Pregnancy is a state of several physiological changes, which predisposes many to oral health problems. However, the majority of pregnant women do not receive oral health counseling. Pregnant women who receive inadequate dental care are at risk for odontogenic infections, which can have serious consequences. Here we are presenting a case of 32 weeks pregnancy with Ludwig's angina complicated by acute renal failure.

 

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Published

2024-02-27

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