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Synonyms for alveolitis

inflammation in the socket of a tooth

inflammation of the alveoli in the lungs caused by inhaling dust

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Various names are used for this painful post-operative condition such as localized osteomyelitis, alveolitis, and alveolitis sicca dolorosa etc.
1 Local osteitis, post operative osteitis, alveoalgia, alveolitis sicca dolorosa, septic osteitis, necrotic socket, localized osteomyelitis and fibrin-olytic alveolitis have also been used in reference to this condition.
Tranexamic acid in alveolar socket in prevention of alveolitis sicca dolorosa.