Cutaneous draining sinus tract of odontogenic origin: unusual presentation of a challenging diagnosis.

@article{Sheehan2005CutaneousDS,
  title={Cutaneous draining sinus tract of odontogenic origin: unusual presentation of a challenging diagnosis.},
  author={Daniel Joseph Sheehan and Brad J Potter and Loretta S. Davis},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={98 2},
  pages={250-2}
}
A 44-year-old woman presented with a chronically draining lesion on her cheek just lateral to the nasofacial sulcus. The lesion was refractory to treatment with oral antibiotics. Physical examination revealed poor dentition, and a panoramic radiograph demonstrated periapical abscesses in the maxillary right lateral incisor and canine. A diagnosis of cutaneous fistula of odontogenic origin was made, and the patient was treated with tooth extraction. The cutaneous fistula subsequently resolved… CONTINUE READING
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