Odontogenic cutaneous fistula: Report of two cases

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Abstract

Odontogenic cutaneous fistula or sinus is an uncommon, but well documented condition, which is often initially misdiagnosed as a sole cutaneous lesion and inappropriately treated. The misdiagnosis as a skin infection often results in inappropriate management. We here present two cases of odontogenic cutaneous fistula that were seen after being treated unnecessarily with antibiotics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-118
Number of pages4
JournalSultan Qaboos University Medical Journal
Volume11
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2011

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Keywords

  • Case report
  • Cutaneous fistula
  • Odontogenic
  • Oman

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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