Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Case of the Month

December, 2000


The patient presented to our office complaining of facial swelling with drainage from her face.


The patient is a 27 y.o. female. The patient had been placed on Augmentin by her family M.D.

Examination revealed an interincisal opening of 25 mm. The patient had poor oral hygiene. Dental caries was noted in tooth # 31 on the panoramic radiograph. In addition, the x-ray revealed a periapical radiolucent defect associated with # 31. Right paramandibular facial edema and erythema was noted with draining yellow exudate (pus) from the cutaneous tissue


Plan / Treatment:

Patient treated by:
  • Dr. Steven R. Tucker Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

 Steven R. Tucker DMD, PSC
 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
 909 Scherm Road
 Owensboro, KY 42301
 phone: 1-270-926-4107
 fax: 1-270-926-4166
 url: www.srt-psc.com


Last Modified :December 2, 2000

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