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Periodontal Abscess

Aka: Periodontal Abscess
  1. See Also
    1. Gingivitis
    2. Periodontitis
  2. Definition
    1. Severe infectious complication of Periodontitis
    2. Not synonymous with Periapical Abscess
  3. Signs
    1. Exquisitely tender, red Gingiva
    2. Fluctuant swelling suggesting abscess
    3. Regional Lymphadenopathy in diffuse oral space involvement
  4. Management
    1. See Dental Incision and Drainage
  5. Complications
    1. Periodontal Cellulitis

Periodontal Abscess (C0031085)

Definition (NCI) An acute purulent bacterial infection that arises from the tissues that surround and support the teeth.
Definition (MSH) Localized circumscribed purulent area of inflammation in the periodontal tissue. It is a derivative of marginal periodontitis and commonly associated with suprabony and infrabony pockets and interradicular involvements, in contrast to periapical abscess which is attributable to pulp necrosis.
Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
MSH D010508
ICD10 K05.21
SnomedCT 196363001, 83412009
English Abscess, Periodontal, Abscesses, Periodontal, Periodontal Abscesses, Paradontal abscess, periodontal abscess (diagnosis), periodontal abscess, Abscess paradontal, Abscess periodontal, Periodontal Abscess [Disease/Finding], Periodontal abscess, Lateral periodontal abscess, Parodontal abscess, Lateral alveolar abscess, Parietal abscess of tooth, Peridental abscess, Periodontal abscess (disorder), abscess; peridental, abscess; periodontal, paradontal; abscess, peridental; abscess, periodontal; abscess, Periodontal Abscess
Dutch abces paradontaal, abces periodontaal, periodontaal abces, abces; peridentaal, abces; periodontaal, paradontaal; abces, peridentaal; abces, periodontaal; abces, Abces, periodontaal, Periodontaal abces
French Abcès radiculodentaire, Abcès paradontal, Parulie, Abcès gingival, Abcès parodontal, Abcès du parodonte
German Abszess paradontal, periodontaler Abszess, Abszess periodontal, Abszeß, parodontaler, Parodontalabszeß
Italian Ascesso parodontale, Ascesso periodontale
Portuguese Abcesso peridontal, Abcesso paradentário, Abcesso peridentário, Abscesso Periodontal
Spanish Absceso periodental, Absceso paradental, Absceso periodontal, absceso alveolar lateral, absceso dental parietal, absceso parodontal, absceso peridental, absceso periodontal (trastorno), absceso periodontal lateral, absceso periodontal, Absceso Periodontal
Swedish Parodontal abscess
Japanese シシュウノウヨウ, 歯周膿瘍, 膿瘍-歯周
Finnish Hampaanvieruspaise
Czech Periodontální absces, Parodontální absces, parodontální absces, periodontální absces
Polish Ropień peridontalny, Ropień przyzębny, Ropień parodontalny
Hungarian periodontalis abscessus, paradontalis abscessus, abscessus periodontalis
Norwegian Periodontal abscess
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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