Paucis Verbis: Dental infections

Apr 22, 11
Paucis Verbis: Dental infections

PeriapicalAbscessTo follow up with the wildly popular Paucis Verbis card made by Dr. Hans Rosenberg (University of Ottawa), here is his card on Dental Infections. This card summarizes common dental infection complaints (like the periapical abscess seen to the right) that we see in the Emergency Department.

PV Card: Dental Infections

Adapted from [1]
Go to ALiEM (PV) Cards for more resources.


  1. Nguyen D, Martin J. Common dental infections in the primary care setting. Am Fam Physician. 2008;77(6):797-802. [PubMed]

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Michelle Lin, MD

ALiEM Founder and CEO
Professor and Digital Innovation Lab Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

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