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Image Number 1218 (Dental Sinus)

 
Morphology:
Atrophy

Diagnosis: Dental Sinus

Site: Chin

Sex: M

Age: 42

Type:

Description: Atrophic patch with chronc purulent drainage

Submitted by: Ted Rosen

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Painless but incessantly draining atrophic patch on chin. Clinically classic for dental sinus. Patient referred to dentist (NO dental care for four years) who confirmed a peri-apical abscess leading to cutaneous lesion via burrowing tract.

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