Cutaneous sinus of dental origin

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Cutaneous sinus of dental origin (also known as a "Dental sinus") is a condition in which a chronic periapical infection about a tooth produces a burrowing cordlike sinus tract that eventually appears beneath the surface of the gum, palate, or periorificial skin.[1]:803

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  1. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.