Posterior Auricular Approach for Decompression and Drainage of Superficial Temporal Space Infections of Odontogenic Origin
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- Thakur, G., Bhargava, D., Thomas, S. et al. J. Maxillofac. Oral Surg. (2015) 14: 119. doi:10.1007/s12663-013-0579-3
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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.