lateral periodontal abscess

lat·er·al per·i·o·don·tal ab·scess

an abscess that forms at the depth of a periodontal pocket due to multiplication of pyogenic microorganisms or the presence of foreign material.

lat·er·al per·i·o·don·tal ab·scess

(latĕr-ăl perē-ō-dontăl abses)
Lesion that forms at depth of periodontal pocket due to multiplication of pyogenic microorganisms.
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A lateral periodontal abscess is a result of rapidly-growing within a periodontal pocket.
Acute lateral periodontal abscess. Br Dent J., 157: 311-313.