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Periapical Abscess Summary

Description: Acute or chronic inflammation of tissues surrounding the apical portion of a tooth, associated with the collection of pus, resulting from infection following pulp infection through a carious lesion or as a result of an injury causing pulp necrosis. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Also Known As: Abscess, Apical Alveolar; Abscess, Apical Dentoalveolar; Abscesses, Apical Alveolar; Abscesses, Apical Dentoalveolar; Abscesses, Periapical Show All >>

Networked: 25 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 5 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Periapical Abscess

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Metronidazole (Metric) : 1 study in 3 results : FDA 70 Generic
  2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  3. Matrix Metalloproteinases : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  4. Gelatinases : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  5. pamidronate (APD) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 16 Generic
  6. Amoxicillin-Potassium Clavulanate Combination (Co-amoxiclav) : 1 result : FDA 1
  7. Azithromycin (Zithromax) : 1 result : FDA 39 Generic
  8. Dental Implants (Dental Implant) : 1 result : IBA
  9. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor) : 1 result : IBA
  10. Sodium Hypochlorite (Clorox) : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Periapical Abscess

  1. Periodontal Diseases (Periodontal Disease)
  2. Halitosis
  3. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  4. Arthralgia (Joint Pain)
  5. Maxillary Sinusitis
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Key Therapies for Periapical Abscess

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  1. Length of Stay : 1 study in 1 result
  2. Tooth Extraction (Tooth Extractions) : 2 results
  3. Apexification : 1 result
  4. Root Canal Therapy : 1 result
  5. Replantation : 1 result
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