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Dry Socket MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dry Socket
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.227
Unique ID
D004368
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004368
Annotation
note category: after surg or traumatic tooth extraction
Scope Note
A condition sometimes occurring after tooth extraction, particularly after traumatic extraction, resulting in a dry appearance of the exposed bone in the socket, due to disintegration or loss of the blood clot. It is basically a focal osteomyelitis without suppuration and is accompanied by severe pain (alveolalgia) and foul odor. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Alveolalgia
Alveolar Osteitis
Alveolar Periostitis
Alveolitis Sicca Dolorosa
Osteitis, Alveolar
Periostitis, Alveolar
See Also
Tooth Extraction
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Dry Socket Preferred
Alveolalgia Related
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