Fascial Space Infections
What are fascial spaces?
These are tissue spaces that are present between muscles and underlying bone and organs.
Under healthy conditions, these spaces do not exist but these spaces arise due to pus accumulation due to long-standing infections.
How do you identify a space infection?
Swelling on the face that is gradually increasing in size.
Swelling under the chin leads to difficulty in eating, breathing, and swallowing.
How can this be treated?
Removal of the source of infection – extraction of the tooth/ root canal treatment