Figure 1. Pain experienced by the patient (self-reported), visualized schematically over a 16-month period.
1: Start of pain. First molar extracted and second premolar root-filled;
2: patient arriving at our clinic with pain attacks lasting for hours;
3: acute herpes zoster with vesicles;
4: time of root filling;
5: 6-months follow-up.
Figure 2. Radiographs from the left maxillary second premolar and first molar:
(a) at first appointment before retreatment,
(b) during cleaning and shaping of root canals,
(c) final root fillings and
(d) 6 months postoperatively.
Figure 3. Scars (encircled) in the left eye lid, as observed 1 month after the acute attack.
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