Brain injury due to anaphylactic shock as a result of formocresol used during root canal treatment.

@article{Ding2013BrainID,
  title={Brain injury due to anaphylactic shock as a result of formocresol used during root canal treatment.},
  author={Y G Ding and H Song and J Liu and G Wang},
  journal={International endodontic journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={46 10},
  pages={999-1005}
}
AIM Formocresol is still used in many parts of the world despite concerns over its toxicity. A case of a 45-year-old women who experienced brain injury after an analyphlactic reaction to formocresol is presented. SUMMARY During routine root canal treatment, the patient experienced nausea and vomiting after formocresol was used as an antibacterial agent in the pulp chamber. The procedure was discontinued and the symptoms resolved. Four days later, the treatment was continued by a different… CONTINUE READING
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