Unusual endo-perio lesion: A Case Report

Gauri Srinidhi, Srinidhi S. R

Abstract


Endo-perio lesions primarily occur by way of the intimate anatomic and vascular connections between the pulp and the periodontium. Diagnosis is often challenging because these diseases have been primarily studied as separate entities and may mimic clinical characteristics of each other. When a primarily endodontic lesion changes into a secondary periodontal lesion the resultant clinical features become even more bizarre. This may delay the diagnosis and hence the correct treatment. The case described here also aims at showing the limitations of the traditional diagnostic techniques that are used for diagnosing endo-perio lesion.


Keywords


endo-perio lesions;root fracture;secondary periodontal lesion

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