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Periapical Abscess

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; Alveolar Abscesses, Apical; Apical Alveolar Abscess; Apical Alveolar Abscesses; Apical Dentoalveolar Abscess; Apical Dentoalveolar Abscesses; Dentoalveolar Abscesses, Apical; Periapical Abscesses; Periapical Periodontitides, Suppurative; Periodontitides, Suppurative Periapical; Periodontitis, Suppurative Periapical; Suppurative Periapical Periodontitides; Suppurative Periapical Periodontitis; Abscess, Periapical; Alveolar Abscess, Apical; Dentoalveolar Abscess, Apical; Periapical Periodontitis, Suppurative; Periodontitis, Apical, Suppurative
Networked: 25 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 5 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

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

Experts

1. Lester, S R: 2 articles (03/2013 - 02/2009)
2. Henry, W D: 2 articles (03/2013 - 02/2009)
3. Bain, J L: 2 articles (03/2013 - 02/2009)
4. Johnson, R B: 2 articles (03/2013 - 02/2009)
5. Truu, Jaak: 1 article (11/2014)
6. Špilka, Katerina: 1 article (11/2014)
7. Saag, Mare: 1 article (11/2014)
8. Oopkaup, Kristjan: 1 article (11/2014)
9. Mändar, Reet: 1 article (11/2014)
10. Vengerfeldt, Veiko: 1 article (11/2014)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Periapical Abscess:
1. Metronidazole (Metric)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
3. Matrix MetalloproteinasesIBA
4. GelatinasesIBA
5. pamidronate (APD)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Amoxicillin-Potassium Clavulanate Combination (Co-amoxiclav)FDA Link
7. Azithromycin (Zithromax)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Dental Implants (Dental Implant)IBA
9. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor)IBA
10. Sodium Hypochlorite (Clorox)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Length of Stay
2. Tooth Extraction (Tooth Extractions)
3. Apexification
4. Root Canal Therapy
5. Replantation