Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Pregabalin in the treatment of inferior alveolar nerve paraesthesia following overfilling of endodontic sealer|
|Author:||Alonso Ezpeleta, Oscar|
Martín, Pablo J.
López López, José, 1958-
Castellanos Cosano, Lizett
Martín González, Jenifer
Segura Egea, Juan José
Tractament del dolor
|Publisher:||Medicina Oral SL|
|Abstract:||A case of orofacial pain and inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) paraesthesia after extrusion of endodontic sealer within the mandibular canal treated with prednisone and pregabalin is described. A 36-year-old woman underwent root canal treatment of the mandibular second right premolar tooth. Post-operative panoramic radiograph revealed the presence of radiopaque canal sealer in the mandibular canal. Damage to IAN consecutive to extrusion of endodontic sealer was diagnosed. Non-surgical management was decided, including: 1 mg/kg/day prednisone 2 times/day, once-daily regimen, and 150 mg/day pregabalin, two doses per day, monitoring the progress with periodic follow-up visits. Six weeks after the incident the signs and symptoms were gone. The complete resolution of paraesthesia and the control of pain achieved suggest that a non-surgical approach, combining prednisone and the GABA analogue pregabalin, is a good option in the management of the IAN damage subsequent to endodontic sealer extrusion|
|Note:||Reproducció del document publicat a: http://dx.doi.org/10.4317/jced.51420|
|It is part of:||Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry, 2014, vol. 6, num. 2, p. 197-202|
|Appears in Collections:||Articles publicats en revistes (Odontostomatologia)|
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.