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Descriptor English:   Periodontal Abscess 
Descriptor Spanish:   Absceso Periodontal 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Abscesso Periodontal 
Synonyms English:   Abscess, Periodontal
Abscesses, Periodontal
Periodontal Abscesses  
Tree Number:   C01.539.830.025.665
Definition English:   Localized circumscribed purulent area of inflammation in the periodontal tissue. It is a derivative of marginal periodontitis and commonly associated with suprabony and infrabony pockets and interradicular involvements, in contrast to periapical abscess which is attributable to pulp necrosis. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse with PERIAPICAL ABSCESS: see X refs there; for coord read note on ABSCESS
History Note English:   91(80); was see under PERIODONTITIS 1980-90; was ABSCESS, PERIODONTAL see under PERIODONTITIS 1965-79 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   10699 
Unique Identifier:   D010508 

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