Diagnosis and treatment of odontogenic cutaneous sinus tracts of endodontic origin: A case report

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    Aim: To describe a case of extra-oral sinus tract, related to infected tooth, which was initially misdiagnosed as skin lesion and inappropriately treated.

    Summary: The extra-oral sinus tract was initially misdiagnosed as skin lesion. Dermatological treatment was performed and antibiotics prescribed but the lesion did not resolve. Then, a dental cause was identified. Endodontic intervention resulted in resolution of the problem, confirming the initial misdiagnosis.

    Keywords: endodontic therapy, odontogenic fistula, sinus tract.

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Article ID: 1463
DOI: 10.14419/ijdr.v2i1.1463

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