PERIRADICULAR DIAGNOSTIC CATEGORIES

By Dr. Vishaal Bhat on Thursday 7 January 2010 with 0 comments



Normal 
Acute Apical Periodontitis- Tissues associated with the tooth are normal, painful to percussion
Chronic Apical Periodontitis- Tissues exhibit RL areas, patient is assymptomatic.  There may be a sinus tract.
Chronic Periradicular Abscess- Tissues exhibit Rl areas, patient is assymptomatic.  Has a sinus tract.
Acute Periradicular Abscess- Tissues appear normal, may have RL area.  Patient with exhibit pain and/or swelling.
Condensing Osteitis- tissues exhibit a proliferation of bone, patient id asymptomatic
Phoenix Abscess- exacerbation of a previously symptom free periradicular pathosis of pulpal origin.

Category: Periodontics Notes

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