periapex

per·i·a·pex

(per'ē-ā'peks),
The periapical structures, particularly periodontal membrane and adjacent bone.
[peri- L. apex, tip]
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periapex

(pĕr″ē-ā′pĕks) [″ + L. apex, tip]
The area around the apex of a tooth.
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per·i·a·pex

(per'ē-ā'peks)
Periapical structures (e.g., periodontal membrane, adjacent bone).
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[4] As the gutta-percha is solid core obturating material, voids are more commonly seen in the sealer mass or at the interface with the sealer which allows the passage of toxin to pass into the periapex and decreases the quality of obturation.
In case of discolored tooth, a periapical radiograph is necessary to evaluate the quality of endodontic filling, the periapex region and a possible alteration of a resorption process.
Thus, periapical disease is a biological response to the presence of infection in the root canal and sometimes in the periapex.
Periapical sclerosing osteomyelitis is limited to the periapex of a nonvital tooth and does not show continuous growth.
The consequences of the loss of coronal seal are well established: a communication is established between the oral cavity and the periapex or periodontium through a lateral canal or the apical foramen [1].
Osteosarcoma of mandible initially resembling lesion of dental periapex: a case report.
The soft tissue removed from the periapex was sent for histological evaluation.
Induced hypoxia in rat pulp and periapex demonstrated by 3H-misonidazole retention.
27 cases with PAP and 27 cases with (2012) (21) a healthy periapex Amaya et al.