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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 234-236

Cricket ball trauma causing temporal space abscess: Report of a case


1 Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Pimpri, Pune; Professor, Dept. of Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. D Y Patil Dental College and Hospital, Pimpri, Pune, India
2 Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Institute of Dental Sciences, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa, India
3 Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. D Y Patil Dental College and Hospital, Pimpri, Pune, India

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Institute of Dental Sciences, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-4388.73785

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A 9-year-old boy reported with swelling on right side of the face after injury by a cricket ball while fielding. There was a history of hot fermentation after which the swelling increased in size leading to a temporal space abscess. The patient underwent incision and drainage with uneventful healing and was followed-up for a period of 7 years.






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