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J Am Dent Assoc. 1987 Dec;115(6):861-3.

Brain abscess of odontogenic origin: report of case.

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Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112.

Abstract

Advanced dental infection rarely causes brain abscess resulting in death. Good dental hygiene and removing abscessed teeth are advised for prevention of any such occurrence. An intercranial infection is described in a 29-year-old male who also had a dental phobia.

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3320150
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