Wilhelm Frederick von Ludwig (1790 – 1865) was a German surgeon and obstetrician. Wilhelm Frederick von Ludwig (1790 – 1865) was a German surgeon and obstetrician. Best known for his 1836 publication on the condition now known as Ludwig angina
Ludwig angina: rapidly progressive gangrenous bilateral cellulitis of the submandibular space with risk of life-threatening airway compromise. 1836 - Wilhem Frederick von Ludwig was the first to clearly describe this disorder and differentiate it from other types of 'inflammation' in the neck.
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A 44 year-old man presents to the ED 2 days after having an infected left mandibular second molar tooth extracted by his dentist.