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Periapical tooth abscess

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Concept ID:
Disease or Syndrome
HPO: HP:0030758


A tooth abscess that occurs at the tip of the root (apex) of a tooth. [from HPO]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVPeriapical tooth abscess

Professional guidelines


Mupparapu M, Shi KJ, Ko E
Dent Clin North Am 2020 Jan;64(1):163-189. Epub 2019 Oct 17 doi: 10.1016/j.cden.2019.08.010. PMID: 31735225
Segura-Egea JJ, Gould K, Şen BH, Jonasson P, Cotti E, Mazzoni A, Sunay H, Tjäderhane L, Dummer PMH
Int Endod J 2018 Jan;51(1):20-25. Epub 2017 Jun 14 doi: 10.1111/iej.12781. PMID: 28436043
Siqueira JF Jr, Rôças IN
Clin Microbiol Rev 2013 Apr;26(2):255-73. doi: 10.1128/CMR.00082-12. PMID: 23554416Free PMC Article

Recent clinical studies


Arslan F, Karagöz E, Arslan BY, Mert A
Infez Med 2016;24(1):67-70. PMID: 27031901
Sharkawy AA
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2007 Jun;21(2):543-56, viii. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2007.03.007. PMID: 17561082

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