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Ludwig's Angina MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Ludwig's Angina
Tree Number(s)
C01.800.130.500
C07.465.433
Unique ID
D008158
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008158
Scope Note
Severe cellulitis of the submaxillary space with secondary involvement of the perimandibular spaces. It usually results from infection in the lower molar area or from an infection following a penetrating injury to the MOUTH FLOOR.
Entry Term(s)
Submandibular Space Infection
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/05/28
Ludwig's Angina Preferred
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