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Localized osteomyelitis of the mandible secondary to dental treatment: report of a case

Author(s): Saeed Nezafati | Mohammad Ali Ghavimi | Amir Saeed Yavari

Journal: Journal of Dental Research, Dental Clinics, Dental Prospects
ISSN 2008-210X

Volume: 3;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 67;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Osteomyelitis of the jaws following dental treatment is a rare condition which usually occurs in immuno-compromised patients both locally and generally. A case is presented with the alveolar bone necrosis resulting from leakage of an arsenical devitalizing paste into the periodontium. The treatment procedures and the outcomes are discussed in this article.
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