Chronic osteomyelitis: 20 years after mandible fracture


Ertas U., TOZOGLU S., GURSAN N.

DENTAL TRAUMATOLOGY, vol.20, no.2, pp.106-108, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1600-4469.2004.00229.x
  • Journal Name: DENTAL TRAUMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.106-108
  • Ataturk University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Chronic osteomyelitis is a persistent abscess of the bone that is characterized by the usual complex of inflammatory processes, including necrosis of mineralized and marrow tissues, suppuration, resorption, sclerosis, and hyperplasia. The purpose of this paper is to report a case of chronic osteomyelitis seen 20 years after mandible fracture.