PAKISTAN ARMED FORCES
MEDICAL JOURNAL (Category Y)

A Journal of Army Medical & Dental Corps

Being published since 1956

ISSN (online) 2411-8842
ISSN (print) 0030-9648

VOL 68, No. 5, OCTOBER 2018

EFFECTIVE AND BETTER HEALING OF ALVEOLAR OSTEITIS USING TURMERIC

Muhammad Fazal Hussain Qureshi,

Abstract

disruption of the healing process at the extraction site after clot formation but before
wound organization. It is characterized by moderate to severe pain at the extraction site that usually begins 2 to 3 days after surgery, often in the presence of a necrotic odour and a
greyish discharge. It is more common in females1. Zinc Oxide Eugenol (ZOE) is the most
commonly used dressing for alveolar osteitis2.



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