These “accidents” have been the subject of several case reports published over the years. [email protected] Irrigation with 5.25% sodium hypochlorite was accomplished using a 10-ml syringe and 23- gauge hypodermic needle. Most cases resolve after several days of edema, paresthesia, ecchymosis and, in a few cases, secondary infection. Case Report 456 NAOCL ACCIDENT PEDIATRIC PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY V 35 / NO 7 NOV / DEC 13 Sodium Hypochlorite Accident in a Pediatric Patient Ulrich Klein, DMD, DDS, MS1 • … Keywords: Sodium hypochlorite accident, irrigation toxicity, tissue necrosis. It is available in different concentrations ranging from 5% to 10%. When it comes in contact with vital tissues, NaOCl may cause haemolysis, skin ulceration, marked cell injury in endothelial cells and fibroblasts, and inhibition of … The results showed significant improvements in moderate to severe AD with S. aureus colonization in pediatric patients using diluted sodium hypochlorite body wash. NaOCl 0.006% wash may have effects other than antimicrobial properties and may be a preferred method over bleach baths. Sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) body wash improved all outcome measures for moderate‐to‐severe S aureus–colonized AD in infants, children, and adolescents. It effectively cleans and eliminates any cellular debris in the fluid pathway that may interfere with the machine operation. Despite its safe properties, serious complications can result from inadvertent use. Two unusual cases of sodium hypochlorite toxicity and their successful non-surgical management are described in a 14-year-old girl … The accident was managed by the local injection of steroid, debridement of necrotic tissue, daily dressings and medications. Complications following an accidental sodium hypochlorite extrusion. Sodium hypochlorite is widely used as an irrigating solution in dental practice. 1 Sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) is … Sodium Hypochlorite. Sodium hypochlorite accident is a very serious complication that might occurs if sodium hypochlorite extrudes into the periodontal tissues. COMPLICATIONS OF Sodium Hypochlorite Accident 1) Damage to clothing Accidental spillage of sodium hypochlorite is probably the most common accident … The patient had been sent by her general dental practitioner with a covering letter explaining that a hypochlorite accident had occurred during root canal treatment of the upper right first premolar tooth. 2012;4(3):e194-8. Sodium hypochlorite is widely used in dentistry as an intra-canal irrigant, for debridement and to disinfect root canals. J Clin Exp Dent. Until now, no publication has addressed the global synthesis of the general and clinical data related to NaOCl extrusion. The limited reduction in S aureus further suggests that sodium hypochlorite has ameliorative effects other than antimicrobial actions. Sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) extrusion beyond the apex, also known as “a hypochlorite accident,” is a well-known complication that seldom occurs during root canal therapy. Complications following an accidental sodium hypochlorite extrusion. J Clin Exp Dent. A sodium hypochlorite accident is a rare event in adults, but even more so in children. Sodium Hypochlorite. A 66-year-old female patient presented to the accident and emergency department, 3 h following a dental appointment. (2)Department of Surgical Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colo., USA. Research has demonstrated that there is no significant difference in the antibacterial properties of 1%, 2.5% or 5.25% sodium hypochlorite solutions. Until now, no publication has addressed the global synthesis of the general and clinical data related to NaOCl extrusion. Sodium Hypochlorite (Hypo) is the most commonly used Root canal Irrigation liquid which has a pale coloration similar to water and has strong odor due to chlorine … Sodium Hypochlorite accident during Root canal procedure is although rare but has been seen in certain cases which can range from showing mild symptoms to severe symptoms in patients which has to be dealt with immediately. Although Sodium hypochlorite is more frequently used as endodontic irrigant. The management of this dental emergency condition is discussed. We report a patient presenting to the accident and emergency department for sodium hypochlorite accident during dental root canal therapy.

The majority of reported cases of sodium hypochlorite accident occurred as a result of inappropriate introduction of sodium hypochlorite into the dental Lam et al./Sodium hypochlorite accident 175 Sodium hypochlorite accident was first reported in 1974.11 It is a rare complication of dental root therapy. It was used as a wound irrigant in 1915 and became the most popular irrigation solution in endodontics. Sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) extrusion beyond the apex, also known as “a hypochlorite accident,” is a well-known complication that seldom occurs during root canal therapy. Free chlorine is a strong oxidant. Sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) body wash improved all outcome measures for moderate‐to‐severe S aureus–colonized AD in infants, children, and adolescents. Sodium hypochlorite accident in a pediatric patient.
2012;4(3):e194-8. Significant right-sided facial swelling, bruising and pain were present.