Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus with Oral Abscess and Obesity I


Fatkurochman Fatkurochman(1*), Aghnaa Gayatri(2)

(1) Puskesmas Pangkah; Jawa Tengah; Indonesia
(2) Department of Family and Community Medicine; Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing; Universitas Gadjah Mada; Indonesia
(*) Corresponding Author


Patient Mrs. L, a 62 y.o woman, private job, Javanese, address Kalikangkung Village RT/RW 03/06, Pangkah Subdistrict, Tegal Regency came to the Nusa Penida I Puskesmas to check blood sugar levels due to dentist referral with a molar tooth abscess 1 above right. The patient's right cheek is swollen for 2 days, pain when chewing and radiating to the right ear. Pulsating pain in the right upper jaw. The patient feels a foul smell coming from the oral cavity. The patient feels fever and headache. The maxillary teeth are sensitive to cold or heat for 2 weeks when eating hot or cold foods feels like the pain is electrocuted to the right temple. Previously the patient had never checked his blood sugar level.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22146/rpcpe.48158

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