SELF INFLICTED DENTAL INJURIES: A CASE REPORT
*Navneet Kaur Bhatia, Navleen Kaur Bhatia and Rahul Minotra
Self-injurious behavior (SIB) is an activity in which an individual inflicts injury or harm oneself without suicidal intent. It is a common condition in dental practice but is often missed. The patient can present with various manifestations. We describe an atypical case of self-injurious oral lesion having a chief complaints of pain and swelling in upper face. On examination, foreign object was detected in mouth.
Keywords: Self-injurious behavior, Oral presentations, foreign bodies.
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