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reversible pulpitis

 

Definition: minor inflammation from which the pulp is able to recover; characterized clinically by pain that disappears rapidly on removal of thermal stimulation; characterized microscopically by vasodilation, hyperemia, and edema with minimal diapedesis of leukocytes.

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