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Dumble-bell shaped swelling is characteristic of which type of odontogenic space infection:

# ‘Dumble-bell’ shaped swelling is characteristic of which type of odontogenic space infection?
A. Submandibular space infection
B. Buccal space infection
C. Submasseteric space infection
D. Temporal space infection


The correct answer is D.Temporal Space Infection.

"Dumb-bell" shaped swelling is seen in deep temporal space infection because of zygomatic arch, swelling is seen superior and inferior to zygomatic arch resulting in Dumb-bell shaped swelling.

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