What do you know about Pericoronitis

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Pericoronitis:
A is often presented in paediatric patients
B is caused by dental caries
C is characterised by bleeding
D in severe disease metronidazole is required
E duration of treatment should not exceed 3 days

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  1. D is the answer, Clement and Uche are the winners.Details below:
    Pericoronitis is an infection occurring in the soft tissue covering impacted
    wisdom teeth. It occurs during the eruption period of these teeth, usually in
    adults between 18 and 25 years. It is characterised by pain and swelling.
    Treatment includes metronidazole or amoxicillin for 3 days or until symptoms
    resolve.

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