root abscess


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Related to root abscess: dentoalveolar abscess

al·ve·o·lar ab·scess

an abscess situated within the alveolar process of the jaws, most often caused by extension of infection from an adjacent nonvital tooth.

root abscess

A colloquial and veterinary term for periapical abscess.
See also: abscess

al·ve·o·lar ab·scess

(al-vē'ŏ-lăr ab'ses)
Abscess situated within the alveolar process of the jaws, most often caused by extension of infection from an adjacent nonvital tooth.
Synonym(s): dental abscess, dentoalveolar abscess, root abscess.
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An emergency open heart surgery was then performed to replace all valves and drain the aortic root abscess. His postoperative clinical course was uneventful with vancomycin and cefazolin as a combination of antibiotics administered over a period of 6 weeks.
In theory, the formation route of zygomatic root abscess was first noted by Bezold in 1908.[sup][1] It has rarely been reported in literature and patients usually got acute otitis media.[sup][2],[3],[4] In the case, due to atypical symptoms and unfamiliarity with zygomatic abscess, the child had been misdiagnosed for 6 months.
Caption: Figure 6: Axial image of the aortic root abscess with Doppler confirming the presence of a fistula between the aorta and the right atrium.
She had a fracture in her upper right fourth premolar that extended into the dentin and pulp, also with indications of root abscess.
Our goal is to ensure your dog doesn't miss a day afield because of a root abscess or possibly developing heart disease brought on when infection from gum disease enters the bloodstream, which can result in valvular endocarditis--inflammation of the membrane of the heart.