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What is concussion?

No abnormal loosening or displacement but marked Sensitvity to percussion

1

What are the signs and symptoms of concussion?

Mobility -
Displacement -
TTP +
Vital +

2

Which tissue are damaged in concussion?

NVB and PDL traumatised but intact
Few areas are damaged where there is bleeding and oedema

3

What does the radiograph show for concussion and how often should you retake them?

Normal pdl and no displacement
4 weeks
6-8weeks
1 yr

4

What treatment is required for concussion?

None
Check pulp vitality after one year

Immediate advice: soft diet, analgesics OHI and corsodyl

5

What percentage corsodyl?

0:1%

6

What is the prognosis for open and closed apex? Ref

Welbury 2012
Open: 100% pulpal survival
Closed : 96%

7

When should you follow up concussion injuries ?

1 week
4 weeks
6-8weeks
1 year