Bilateral Maxillary and Mandibular Periapical Abscesses
Osceola Regional Medical Center
dental abscess, facial edema, mandibular periapical abscess, maxillary periapical abscess, odontogenic infection
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses | Emergency Medicine | Stomatognathic Diseases
Odontogenic infections commonly arise from poor dental hygiene that forms dental caries, which can eventually progress to gingivitis and periodontitis. The authors present a case of facial swelling diagnosed as a periapical abscess with soft tissue swelling that extended into both the maxilla and mandible.
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Plamoottil CI, Gill M, Flores R, Murray J, Ganti L. Bilateral Maxillary and Mandibular Periapical Abscesses. Cureus. 2022;14(4):e24434. Published 2022 Apr 24. doi:10.7759/cureus.24434