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Disease Dry Socket

Name Dry Socket
Synonyms Alveolalgia | Alveolalgias | Alveolar Osteitides | Alveolar Osteitis | Alveolar Periostitides | Alveolar Periostitis | Alveolitis Sicca Dolorosa | Dry Sockets | Osteitides, Alveolar | Osteitis, Alveolar | Periostitides, Alveolar | Periostitis, Alveolar | Socket, Dry | Sockets, Dry
Definition A condition sometimes occurring after tooth extraction, particularly after traumatic extraction, resulting in a dry appearance of the exposed bone in the socket, due to disintegration or loss of the blood clot. It is basically a focal osteomyelitis without suppuration and is accompanied by severe pain (alveolalgia) and foul odor. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Categories Mouth disease
MeSH® ID D004368
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DiseasesStomatognathic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references Mouth Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references Dry Socket

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