Annals and Essences of Dentistry

Annals and Essences of Dentistry
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ISSN: 0975-8798, 0976-156X

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Abstract

INCONGRUOUS PERIAPICAL ABSCESS? : A CASE REPORT

Aron Arun Kumar Vasa, Suzan Sahana, Ravichandra Sekhar K, Vijaya Prasad KE

Abscesses are usually localized and confined to the focus of infection or they can be diffuse, spreading through the tissue spaces. This article highlights a rare case, where the locus of abscess is incongruous to the origin of infection, but the abscess resolved on eliminating the source of infection. Prompt diagnosis, timely administration of antibiotics and initiation of pulp therapy led to successful resolution of this infection.

Published Date: 2010-06-30;

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