Infratemporal Space Infection Following Maxillary Third Molar Extraction in an Uncontrolled Diabetic Patient

@inproceedings{Mesgarzadeh2012InfratemporalSI,
  title={Infratemporal Space Infection Following Maxillary Third Molar Extraction in an Uncontrolled Diabetic Patient},
  author={Ali Hossein Mesgarzadeh and Mohammad Ali Ghavimi and Gulşen Gok and Afsaneh Zarghami},
  booktitle={Journal of dental research, dental clinics, dental prospects},
  year={2012}
}
Infratemporal space infection is a rare but serious sequel of odontogenic infection. The diagnosis is difficult due to non spe-cific signs and symptoms. Diabetes mellitus as a definitive risk factor for odontogenic infections needs more consideration during clinical procedures. We report a case of an undiagnosed diabetic patient with isolated infratemporal space infection after tooth extraction with presentation of similar signs and symptoms of temporomandibular joint and muscle problem.