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Ludwig's Angina in a 38 year old Male with Advanced AIDS

By Andrea Lanctot, M.S.
Medical Student, Stanford University School of Medicine


Figure 1


A CT of neck and sinuses revealed significant peripharyngeal, retropharyneal and prevertebral soft tissue swelling with inflammatory changes. In this view, the nasopharyngeal tube is seen partially maintaing airway patency. (Courtesy of Stanford University Hospital).







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