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Case Report
Inadvertent Injection of Sodium Hypochlorite to Oral Mucosa
1 Clinic of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kırıkkale Oral and Dental Health Center, Kırıkkale, Turkey  
2 Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Kırıkkale University School of Medicine, Kırıkkale, Turkey  
Eur J Rhinol Allergy 2019; 2: 32-34
DOI: 10.5152/ejra.2019.57969
Key Words: Sodium Hypochloride, oral mucosa, sodium hypochlorite, inadvertent injection, complication


It is important to carefully use sodium hypochloride(NaOCI) in its clinical applications.  Non-careful use of cytotoxic agents(NaOCI,etg) may cause serious complications. In this case report, a treatment approach to paresthesia and tissue necrosis after inadvertent injection of 1% NaOCl solution into oral mucosa is presented.. Pain, edema, loss of sensation, redness on the cheek, and difficulty in swallowing was seemed  during the patient’s clinical examination. The patient was experiencing severe pain and a burning sensation during injection. The patient was administered intraoral drugs,such as antibiotics (amoxicillin 1000 mg two times per a day for two  week),alpha lipoic acid (300 mg one times per a day for one mounth), and debridement of oral mucousa .Consequently, re-epithelialization of necrotic tissue was observed in the 3rd month. All symptoms disappeared completely in the 6th month.



Cite this article as: Akay N, Şimşek G, Taş BM, Kılıç R. Inadvertent Injection of Sodium Hypochlorite to Oral Mucosa. Eur J Rhinol Allergy 2019; 2(1): 32-4.

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