|Baltic Dental and Maxillofacial Journal|
2003, Vol. 5, No. 2
© 2003, Stomatologija
Stomatologija 2003; 5 (2): 44-47 176 KB
Vesta Guzeviciene, Ricardas Kubilius, Gintautas Sabalys
Aim and purpose of the study were: 1) to study and compare unfavorable factors playing role in the development of upper teeth plexitis and upper teeth plexopathy; 2) to study peculiarities of clinical manifestation of upper teeth plexitis and upper teeth plexopathy, and to establish their diagnostic value; 3) to optimize the treatment.
The results of examination and treatment of 79 patients with upper teeth plexitis (UTP-is) and 63 patients with upper teeth plexopathy (UTP-ty) are described in the article. Questions of the etiology, pathogenesis and differential diagnosis are discussed, methods of complex medicamental and surgical treatment are presented.
Key words: atypical facial neuralgia, atypical odontalgia, atypical facial pain, vascular toothache.
Address correspondence to Dr. V.Guzeviciene: Dept.of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2 Eiveniu str., Kaunas, Lithuania.
Received: 22 04 2003
Accepted for publishing: 27 06 2003