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11/12. Streptococcal submandibular cellulitis in young infants.

    Six infants with streptococcal submandibular cellulitis and bacteremia were managed in our institution during a seven-month period. Five uncomplicated cases were caused by group B beta-hemolytic streptococcus, and one rapidly progressive case of ludwig's angina was caused by group A streptococcus. Recognition of this characteristic clinical presentation of group B streptococcal infection may be beneficial in the management of such patients.
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12/12. Extrapleural empyema thoracis as a direct extension of ludwig's angina. Case report.

    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.
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