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British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, ISSN: 2231-0614,Vol.: 18, Issue.: 9

Case Report

Management of Sodium Hypochlorite Accident: A Case Report


Kulwant Rai1, Munish Goel1, Prabhat Mandhotra1, Gurmeet Sachdeva1, Shweta Verma1 and Lisha Thakur1* 

1Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Himachal Dental College, Sundernagar, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Article Information
(1) Domenico Lapenna, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine and Aging Sciences, University “G. d’Annunzio” Chieti-Pescara, Chieti, Italy.
(2) Masahiro Hasegawa, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, 2-174 Edobashi, Tsu City, Mie, 514-8507, Japan.
(1) Patrícia Diogo Nunes, University of Coimbra, Portugal.
(2) Shalya Raj, Subharti Dental College, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut, India.
(3) Senem Yigit Ozer, Adnan Menderes University, Turkey.
(4) Louis Z. G. Touyz, Dentistry, McGill University, Canada.
Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/16872


Among root canal disinfection liquids, sodium hypochlorite stands out due to its antimicrobial and tissue dissolving properties. During use, diligent care should prevent extrusion into periapical areas. In spite of precautions when accidents happen, dentists should be familiar with signs, symptoms and treatment strategies. This case report records successful management after accidental extrusion of sodium hypochlorite into the periapical area and explains preventive management protocols for such cases.

Keywords :

Clinical accidents; dental root-canal; root-canal irrigation; sodium hypochlorite; toxicology. 

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DOI : 10.9734/BJMMR/2016/29062

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