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Origanum majorana L. as an Herbal Medicine for the Treatment of Apical Abscess: A Case Report and Literature Review

Maryam Mosaffa-Jahromi, Maryam Firouzmandi, Mehdi Pasalar

Background: Acute apical abscess is a prevalent complication in dentistry on the basis of root canal infection. Diagnosis and treatment plan depend on the level of dental involvement. Case Report: A 28-year-old female patient presented with preapical abscess. She received a herbal preparation of oregano for two days. The abscess removed finally without any surgical intervention or post-treatment complication. Conclusion: Using complementary and alternative methods as a noninvasive choice for dental problems could offer a noteworthy opportunity for patients. [GMJ.2017;6(3):258-260] DOI:10.22086/gmj.v6i3.859

Apical abscess; Oregano, Traditional Persian Medicine

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