Necrosis of pulp

Necrosis of the Dental pulp which clinically does not respond to thermal stimulation; the Tooth may be asymptomatic or sensitive to percussion and palpation.

Signs & Symptoms

  • Necrosis (morphologic abnormality)
  • Organ Affected

  • Digestive System
  • Where it Occurs

  • Structure of pulp of tooth (body structure)
  • Abbreviated Terms

  • dental pulp gangrene
  • pulp gangrene
  • putrescent pulp
  • Also Known As

  • dead pulp
  • dental pulp necrosis
  • devitalised pulp
  • necrotic pulp
  • pulp necrosis
  • putrescent pulpitis
  • Related ICD 10 COde

    ICD 10 Code K04.1

    1540 0.65999007225