, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 119-120
Date: 04 Sep 2013

Posterior Auricular Approach for Decompression and Drainage of Superficial Temporal Space Infections of Odontogenic Origin

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Involvement of superficial temporal space secondary to odontogenic infections of the maxillary and mandibular teeth is not uncommon. Usually, infections of the temporal space are drained via temporal approach. Authors propose a new approach for decompression and drainage of superficial temporal space which offers an advantage of dependent drainage and hidden scar.