Uncommon cause of non-healing extraction socket with oro-antral fistula- A Case Report

Shetty, Premalatha and Poojary, Dharnappa and *, Ashok M and Pai, Radha R. (2013) Uncommon cause of non-healing extraction socket with oro-antral fistula- A Case Report. International Journal of Advanced Research, 1 (8). pp. 874-879.

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Abstract

Fungal infections of maxillofacial region are opportunistic, of which Aspergillosis is 2nd most common next to candidiasis. Aspergillosis is caused by Aspergillus (A.flavus, A.fumigatus) occurs in two forms- invasive & non-invasive. Aspergillosis usually affects immunocompromised patients. A case of non-healing upper first molar socket with Aspergillosis of maxillary sinus is described, which was initially thought to be an oro-antral fistula. A detailed account of the initial attempts at management, the resulting complications as well as the final management, till the outcome is described.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Oral Surgery
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Pathology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 03 Jan 2014 06:32
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2014 06:32
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/138239

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