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Article: Volume 44 Number 1 Page 80 - January 2017

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  Dent Update 2017; 44: 80-80

Clinical Challenges Q&A:  Clinical Challenges Q&A 27. Soreness in the Floor of the Mouth

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Abstract: A 25-year-old woman complained of severe pain in the floor of her mouth for 3 days following toothache from a lower anterior tooth. This lesion was not associated with fever, malaise or cervical lymphadenopathy and appeared one day after an episode of toothache from a necrotic central right lower incisor. That pain was relieved by an aspirin put directly by the patient lingual to the responsible incisor. No other similar lesions were seen on the day of the examination or from the past and the patient had no serious diseases and was not on any other medication.

Author notes: Dimitrios Malamos, DDS, MSc, PhD, DipOM, Oral Medicine Clinic, National Organization for the Provision of Health Services (IKA), Athens, Greece and Crispian Scully, CBE, DSc, DChD, DMed (HC), Dhc (multi), MD, PhD, PhD (HC), FMedSci,MDS, MRCS, BSc, FDSRCS, FDSRCPS, FFDRCSI, FDSRCSEd, FRCPath, FHEA, Emeritus Professor, University College London, UK.