Surgical Removal of Fractured Endodontic Instrument Extending Beyond the Periapex of Mesiobuccal Root of Maxillary Second Molar through the Maxillary SinusCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Kiezhekke Veedu Sheethi,
Sri Sai College of Dental Surgery, Vikarabad-501101, Telangana, India.
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.
Fractured endodontic instrument, Maxillary second molar, Maxillary sinus mesiobuccal root, Periapical surgery
Kiezhekke Veedu Sheethi, Kitu Sheoran, Thakur Veerandar Singh. SURGICAL REMOVAL OF FRACTURED ENDODONTIC INSTRUMENT EXTENDING BEYOND THE PERIAPEX OF MESIOBUCCAL ROOT OF MAXILLARY SECOND MOLAR THROUGH THE MAXILLARY SINUS. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 October [cited: 2018 Jan 23 ]; 11:ZD04-ZD05. Available from
Date of Submission: May 13, 2017
Date of Peer Review: Jul 31, 2017
Date of Acceptance: Aug 25, 2017
Date of Publishing: Oct 01, 2017
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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