Extrapleural empyema thoracis as a direct extention of Ludwig's angina. Case report

J Nilas Young, P. C. Samson

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Abstract

The following case report describes a previously unreported cause of extrapleural empyema thoracis, namely, direct extension of a submandibular abscess, which occurred following dental extraction and presented initially as Ludwig's angina.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-27
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume80
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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