Hacked to pieces (by Ilya Mer)

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This patient came just before a New Year vacation. The tooth was very painful in spite of the patient has taken NSAIF and antibiotic for several days (the patient himself was the dental surgeon)


PreOp X-ray shows a huge cyst-like lesion on mesial root


First of all I found ML missed which has been joined with MB in the apical third. Post factum I have realized that I could hack the silver point in MB. And that exactly what has happened. I pulled the silver point out looked at it and it fell to pieces before I could say Jack Robinson. Devil’s luck!

two separeted pieces of silver point taken out of canal
The case was completed after the symptoms gone with calcium hydroxide dressing.


16 month recall showed the beginning of ossification of the lesion





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