Disease Information for Pulpitis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Gingival Drainage
Gingival Tenderness Localized
Jaw Pain
Jaw Swelling
Jaw Swelling Non-parotid
Headache
Headache from Cranial Neuralgias
Neuralgia Headache Syndrome
Referred ear Pain Otalgia
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Jaw/dental/oral/salivary (category)
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/infection (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
Definition

Inflammation of the dental pulp, usually due to bacterial infection in dental caries, tooth fracture, or other conditions causing exposure of the pulp to bacterial invasion. Chemical irritants, thermal factors, hyperemic changes, and other factors may also cause pulpitis. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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