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ENDO - Endodontic Practice Today

Edited by Antionio Bonaccorso, Bun San Chong, Edgar Schafer, and Luc van der Sluis

Official Publication of the Belgian Association for Endodontology and Traumatology (BAET), the French Society of Endodontics (SFE) and the Norwegian Endodontic Society (NEF)

ISSN (print) 1753-2809 • ISSN (online) 1753-2817


Spring 2008
Volume 2 , Issue 1

Pages: 55-58
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Paraesthesia of inferior alveolar nerve as a consequence of endodontic infection: a case report

Rodrigues Ferreira Alves, Flávio

Infections of endodontic origin rarely cause neural injury. This article presents a case of paraesthesia caused by endodontic infection of the left mandibular molar associated with large periradicular radiolucency. The sensory disturbance disappeared one week after chemo-mechanical preparation and intracanal dressing with a calcium hydroxide paste in camphorated paramonochlorophenol and glycerin. Complete healing of the periradicular tissues was radiographically observed after 24 months.

Keywords: endodontic infection, inferior alveolar nerve, paraesthesia

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