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dc.contributor.authorLee, Wei-Ien
dc.contributor.authorLee, Jacquelineen
dc.contributor.authorBassed, Richarden
dc.contributor.authorO'Donnell, Chrisen
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-16T01:33:00Z
dc.date.available2015-05-16T01:33:00Z
dc.date.issued2013-10-23en
dc.identifier.citationForensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology 2013; 10(1): 109-13en
dc.identifier.govdoc24150965en
dc.identifier.otherPUBMEDen
dc.identifier.urihttp://ahro.austin.org.au/austinjspui/handle/1/11917en
dc.description.abstractLudwig angina is a rare but potentially lethal infection of the submandibular space that can cause significant upper airway obstruction. We report a case of undiagnosed Ludwig angina that progressed rapidly to death. Ludwig angina was suspected after post-mortem computed tomography (PMCT) found swollen mylohyoid muscle with stranding in subcutaneous fat, thickening of deep fascia, and local lymphadenopathy. Subsequently, an autopsy revealed woody induration of the submental region and liquefactive necrosis of the mylohyoid muscle, confirming the diagnosis. It is likely that the dental abscess identified on PMCT was the source of infection. Multiple invasive medical procedures were performed on the subject by the ambulance crew prior to his death. PMCT assisted further in determining procedural success.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.subject.otherAutopsyen
dc.subject.otherCause of Deathen
dc.subject.otherFatal Outcomeen
dc.subject.otherForensic Pathology.methodsen
dc.subject.otherHumansen
dc.subject.otherLudwig's Angina.pathology.radiographyen
dc.subject.otherMaleen
dc.subject.otherMiddle Ageden
dc.subject.otherMouth.pathology.radiographyen
dc.subject.otherPredictive Value of Testsen
dc.subject.otherTomography, X-Ray Computeden
dc.titlePost-mortem CT findings in a case of necrotizing cellulitis of the floor of the mouth (Ludwig angina).en
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.identifier.journaltitleForensic science, medicine, and pathologyen
dc.identifier.affiliationAustin Hospital, 145 Studley Road, PO Box 5555, Heidelberg, VIC, 3084, Australia, winnie_lee_1212@hotmail.com.en
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s12024-013-9499-2en
dc.description.pages109-13en
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24150965en
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