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Pneumoparotitis: Tackling the Unexpected

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 3)

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Page : 658-660

Keywords : Pnemoratotitis; Medical emergency; Parotid gland swelling; Dental emergency;

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Medical emergencies in dental practice are those adverse events that may present in the course of dental treatment. Each of them requires a correct diagnosis for effective and safe management. The contemporary dentist must be prepared for a quick and effective management of those problems that may arise with specific responses. During routine clinical practice, A rare medical emergency was encountered i.e. a case displaying symptoms of pneumoparotitis. While isolating the teeth with 3-way syringe, an in advert air was pushed into the parotid duct, patient immediately experienced extreme pain in the lower left preauricular area, with sudden appearance of swelling. The cause, investigations and management of pnemoparotitis has been emphasized in this case report.

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