Post tooth extraction abscess
C/o swelling on right side of face - 3 wks. H/o same side tooth extraction - 4 wks. Referred for ultrasound of local swelling on face.
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A hypoechoic area is noted deep skin. Mobile echoes are noted centrally. Peripheral area shows vascularity.Approximate Size - - 24 x 20 x 9 mm
A tract is noted extending from above mentioned lesion.
It passes through muscle and reaches possibly to extracted tooth socket - defect in cortex is noted.
Abscess in subcutaneous plane with a tract extending to extracted tooth socket.