NON-SURGICAL ENDODONTIC MANAGEMENT OF A MAXILLARY CENTRAL INCISOR WITH OVER EXTRUDED GUTTAPERCHA: A CASE REPORT
Dr. Priyanka Panikkar*, Dr. Lalitagauri Mandke, Dr. Radhika Navare Kulkarni, Dr. Leena Padhye
Foreign body extrusion beyond the apex of the tooth will elicit an inflammatory response in the periapical tissue .In this case report the patient gave a history of root canal treatment initiated 2 years back, she complained of pain and discomfort with respect to 11. On radiographic examination 11, 12 presented with a huge periapical lesion along with the presence of a foreign body (gutta percha) embedded in the lesion. Non-surgical root canal treatment was initiated and the tooth was kept under observation with repeated followups. A 9 month follow up radiograph revealed periapical healing along with resolution of symptoms.
Keywords: Foreign body extrusion, gutta percha, Periapical lesion.
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