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Subcutaneous Emphysema -- Rare Complication After Wisdom Tooth Extraction

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Background: General dentists and oral and maxillofacial surgeons do many third molar extractions. Complications from wisdom teeth extractions may occur. Some of these complications may include pain, bleeding, infection, nerve paresthesia, etc. Objective: To present a case of serious subcutaneous emphysema after a wisdom tooth extraction. Design: Case report and literature citings. Case Discussion: A 27-year-old young man presented to the emergency clinic with a chief complaint of n more...
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