The aetiology of dry socket: a review

Awang, M.N. (1989) The aetiology of dry socket: a review. International Dental Journal, 39 (4). pp. 236-40. ISSN 0020-6539, DOI 2691403.

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The aetiology of dry socket continues to be the subject of intense research. Local disturbances of fibrinolytic activity appear to be the most satisfactory explanation for the pathogenesis of this disorder. The factors that are responsible for local changes in fibrinolytic activity are reviewed and evaluated. In the management of this disorder attention should be directed towards the prevention of local changes in fibrinolytic activity.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Department of Oral Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dry Socket/physiopathology
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Divisions: Faculty of Dentistry
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 31 May 2011 02:21
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2019 06:49

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