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Periapical Abscess

"Periapical Abscess" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Acute or chronic inflammation of tissues surrounding the apical portion of a tooth, associated with the collection of pus, resulting from infection following pulp infection through a carious lesion or as a result of an injury causing pulp necrosis. (Dorland, 27th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Periapical Abscess" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Periapical Abscess" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 13 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2008 and 2009 and 2013
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.