angina maligna

angina maligna

An obsolete term for:
(1) Acute necrotising ulcerative gingivitis;
(2) Diphtheria;
(3) Pseudomembranous pharyngitis.
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3) Other authors have used the terms angina maligna, morbus strangulatoris, and garotillo (Spanish word for hangman's loop).