apical abscess

n. (Dentistry) dental abscess that take place at the end of a root and is caused by tooth decay

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • apical abscess — an abscess in the bone around the apex of a tooth. An acute abscess is extremely painful, causing swelling of the jaw and sometimes also the face. A chronic abscess may cause no pain or swelling. An abscess invariably results from damage to and… …   Medical dictionary

  • apical abscess — an abscess in the bone around the apex of a tooth. An acute abscess is extremely painful, causing swelling of the jaw and sometimes also the face. A chronic abscess may cause no pain or swelling. An abscess invariably results from damage to and… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • apical abscess acute — an apical abscess of a tooth characterized by rapid onset, acute pain, tenderness of the tooth to touch, pus formation, and swelling of tissues in a later stage …   Medical dictionary

  • apical abscess chronic — an apical abscess of a tooth characterized by an intermittent discharge of pus through a sinus tract, with gradual onset, little or no swelling of the affected tissue, and only slight discomfort …   Medical dictionary

  • Абсцесс Апикальный (Apical Abscess) — абсцесс вокруг верхушки зуба. Острый абсцесс протекает чрезвычайно болезненно, вызывая опухание челюсти, а иногда и части лица. Обычно его развитие связано с отмиранием и инфицированном пульпы зуба. Для лечения проводится дренаж, лечение… …   Медицинские термины

  • apical pericementitis — apical abscess …   Medical dictionary

  • Abscess — A local accumulation of pus anywhere in the body. The following are some examples of abscesses: {{}}A skin abscess is better known as a common boil; A peritonsillar abscess is a persistent collection of pus behind the tonsils; and A perianal… …   Medical dictionary

  • phoenix abscess — an abscess with symptoms identical to those of an acute apical abscess, developing from a chronic apical granuloma and suddenly becoming symptomatic …   Medical dictionary

  • palatal abscess — an apical abscess of a maxillary tooth which erupts or extends toward the palate …   Medical dictionary

  • alveolar abscess — apical a. (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary

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