Alveoalgia

Alveoalgia

a postoperative complication of tooth extraction in which the blood clot in the socket disintegrates, resulting in focal osteomyelitis and severe pain.

Synonym: alveolalgia, alveolar osteitis, dry socket.

Origin: alveolus _ g. Algos, pain

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