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Osteomyelitis presenting in two patients: a challenging disease to manage

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)393-396
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Dental Journal
Volume209
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2010

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Abstract

Chronic osteomyelitis of the jaw is a rare entity in the healthy population of the developed world. It is normally associated with radiation and bisphosphonates ingestion and occurs in immunosuppressed individuals such as alcoholics or diabetics. Two cases are reported of chronic osteomyelitis in healthy individuals with no adverse medical conditions. The management of these cases are described.

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