Sumir Gandhi

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PURPOSE Pattern and aetiology of maxillofacial injuries varies from one country to another and even within the same country depending on prevailing socio-economic, cultural and environmental factors. Various studies have been carried out in various countries to study the epidemiology and demographics of the maxillofacial injuries but the studies from India(More)
OBJECTIVE Odontogenic infections contribute to a significant proportion of maxillofacial space infections (MSI) across the world. MSI can cause several life-threatening complications despite skillful management. The objective of this study was to review the clinical characteristics, management, and outcome of odontogenic MSI treated at a tertiary care(More)
PURPOSE Oral lesions usually lead to a diagnostic dilemma. Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is an important diagnostic aid for making a preoperative diagnosis of oral lesions. It does not supplant histopathology but augments it. MATERIALS AND METHODS FNAC of oral lesions was undertaken in 45 patients, and all the lesions were subjected to(More)
Dilaceration is one of the most common complications of trauma to deciduous dentition. The possible causes of dilaceration are trauma and developmental disturbances, while some authors suggest an association with some developmental syndromes. Dilaceration can be seen in both the permanent and deciduous dentition. The present case report describes surgical(More)
Ludwig’s angina is a potentially life-threatening, rapidly expanding, diffuse cellulitis of the submandibular, sublingual and submental space resulting in a state of emergency because of impending airway obstruction. Although 90% of ludwigs angina is caused by odontogenic infections, very rarely submandibular sialadenitis can also cause ludwigs angina.(More)
Endodontic instrument breakage is a common occurrence during root canal treatment but the displacement of the separated instrument into the inferior alveolar canal is rare and has never been reported. We hereby present an unusual case of displacement of a separated instrument in the inferior alveolar canal and its retrieval by a simple technique.
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