Osteomyelitis as a possible cause of rootless Turner’s tooth: a case report

Alaskandarani Ragaia Bahjat, Herwis Khadiga, Ali Ahmed


Tooth extraction is an ordinary type of treatment that is performed routinely at dental treatment units. The procedure of dental extraction may be accomplished without any collateral complications or, on the other hand, be followed by problematic consequences. Many factors control the outcome of the extraction procedure, whether it is conducted smoothly or in a vigorous way. In the current study, we present a case of an ordinary extraction of a primary tooth revealed a more advanced infection, i.e. chronic suppurative osteomyelitis, which might have caused a cease of the root formation and hypoplasia of the crown of the succedaneous tooth.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/crcp.v2n2p78


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Case Reports in Clinical Pathology

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