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Angina may refer to:

  • Angina pectoris, chest pain due to ischemia (a lack of blood and hence oxygen supply) of the heart muscle.
  • Abdominal angina, postprandial abdominal pain that occurs in individuals with insufficient blood flow to meet visceral demands.
  • Ludwig's angina, a serious, potentially life-threatening infection of the tissues of the floor of the mouth.
  • Prinzmetal's angina, a syndrome typically consisting of cardiac chest pain at rest that occurs in cycles.
  • Vincent's angina, trench mouth, infection of the gums leading to inflammation, bleeding, deep ulceration and necrotic gum tissue.
  • Angina tonsillaris, an inflammation of the tonsils.
  • Herpangina, pharyngeal blisters caused by Coxsackie A virus or Echovirus

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