Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : October | Volume : 11 | Issue : 10 | Page : ZD04 - ZD05

Surgical Removal of Fractured Endodontic Instrument Extending Beyond the Periapex of Mesiobuccal Root of Maxillary Second Molar through the Maxillary Sinus ZD04-ZD05

Kiezhekke Veedu Sheethi, Kitu Sheoran, Thakur Veerandar Singh

Correspondence
Dr. Kiezhekke Veedu Sheethi,
Sri Sai College of Dental Surgery, Vikarabad-501101, Telangana, India.
E-mail: sheethi11@gmail.com

Procedural accidents during endodontic treatment often complicate the overall treatment plan of the patient. One of the most frequently encountered procedural accidents is fracture of endodontic instrument. Removal of fractured instrument from root canal is often a difficult procedure especially, when the fractured instrument extends beyond apex. This case report presents the management of a case involving the surgical removal of a broken endodontic file from the periapical region of the mesiobuccal root of a maxillary second molar.