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Ludwig, Wilhelm (1790-1865)

Born, 1790.

Professor of Surgery and Midwifery, Tübingen, Germany.

Ludwig's angina
Cellulitis in the sub mandibular and sub lingual spaces. There cause is usually dental sepsis. There is often oedema visible in the floor of the mouth.

Adrian P. Ireland