Improvement of eczematous symptoms after removal of amalgam-like metal in alveolar bone

Bull Tokyo Dent Coll. 2006 Feb;47(1):13-7. doi: 10.2209/tdcpublication.47.13.

Abstract

This case report describes a 55-year-old woman with an amalgam-like metal remaining in alveolar bone after root-end sealing in 1964, and who then developed eczematous facial symptoms from 2000 onwards. Removal of the amalgam-like metal material improved the symptoms.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Alveolar Process
  • Dental Amalgam / adverse effects*
  • Dermatitis, Allergic Contact / etiology
  • Eczema / etiology*
  • Facial Dermatoses / etiology*
  • Female
  • Foreign Bodies / complications*
  • Foreign Bodies / surgery
  • Humans
  • Metals / adverse effects*
  • Middle Aged
  • Root Canal Filling Materials / adverse effects*

Substances

  • Metals
  • Root Canal Filling Materials
  • Dental Amalgam