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symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue

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We believe that patient 1 (with acute leukemia) had a dental abscess, probably secondary to A.
Children shouldn't have to be embarrassed to smile or suffer the debilitating pain of chronic toothache and dental abscess.
Patients with dental abscess involving facial space infections may present the anaesthetist with quite complex problems for airway management (1,2).
Dental abscess had preceded the onset of symptoms in 16 patients, left peritonsillar abscess in 2 patients, posttraumatic sepsis of the left sternoclavicular joint in 2, and both pharyngeal and cervical lymphadenitis in 1.
In one of our cases oral amoxycillin and metronidazole were used to treat an acute dental abscess and there were no side effects.
Without disturbing a single thread of his funerary array, scientists discovered that the priest had suffered from a painful dental abscess and that undertakers had buried him with a bowl of tree sap stuck to the back of his head.
Since dental disease affects almost all individuals, physicians should be able to recognize common conditions such as caries, periodontal disease, pulpitis, and dental abscess.
IF you''ve got persistent bad breath and very painful toothache, you've probably got a dental abscess.
dental abscess or a hole in your teeth - you need to visit the dentist at least every six months to make sure they're in a good state.
Hospital consultant Dr Anne Loughfrey said: "It's unusual for a dental abscess to result in this type of septicaemia.