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Alveolar Osteitis

Dry Socket


Presentation

  • Nevertheless, we should insist that we do not have more treatment than the symptomatic one while the organism is reestablished of dry socket, since the etiologic treatment does not exist at the present time.[zahnfilm.de]
Pain
  • 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[freethesaurus.com]
  • Although suppuration is not evidenced, a very important, sharp and stormy pain persists that increases with the suction or the mastication which lasts several days. It is not rare pain irradiation to the ear and the homolateral side of the head.[zahnfilm.de]
Inflammation
  • Alveolitis sicca dolorosa synonyms, alveolitis sicca dolorosa antonyms - FreeThesaurus.com (redirected from alveolitis sicca dolorosa ) Also found in: Dictionary, Medical. noun Synonyms for alveolitis inflammation in the socket of a tooth inflammation[freethesaurus.com]
  • It has been defined in the classic books of Oral Surgery as a local inflammation of the alveolus. In case this inflammation should surpass the alveolar walls, it would result in a located osteitis.[zahnfilm.de]
Pain
  • 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[freethesaurus.com]
  • Although suppuration is not evidenced, a very important, sharp and stormy pain persists that increases with the suction or the mastication which lasts several days. It is not rare pain irradiation to the ear and the homolateral side of the head.[zahnfilm.de]
Halitosis
  • […] inside and around the dental alveolus, which is increased in severity in some moment between the first and the third day after a dental extraction, accompanied by a partial or total disintegration of the intraalveolar clot sanguine, accompanied or not of halitosis[zahnfilm.de]

Treatment

  • @article{Hansen1960AlveolitisSD, title {Alveolitis sicca dolorosa (dry socket): frequency of occurrence and treatment with trypsin.}, author {Ebba Holme Hansen}, journal {Journal of oral surgery, anesthesia, and hospital dental service}, year {1960},[semanticscholar.org]
  • PROGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT: Although not the rule, some authors do not accept speaking of dry socket treatment as long as its aetiology it is not properly known.[zahnfilm.de]

Etiology

  • Nevertheless, we should insist that we do not have more treatment than the symptomatic one while the organism is reestablished of dry socket, since the etiologic treatment does not exist at the present time.[zahnfilm.de]

Epidemiology

  • EPIDEMIOLOGY: The frequency of appearance of dry socket has been reported in a very wide margin, from 1% to 70% (3,5).[zahnfilm.de]
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Prevention

  • Tranexamic acid in alveolar socket in prevention of alveolitis sicca dolorosa.[freethesaurus.com]
  • Since the aetiology of this affection is not known, the advised therapy is prevention.[zahnfilm.de]

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