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Marginal resection for treatment of mandibular osteomyelitis associated with osteopetrosis: Case report.
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PMID:  21071238     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Osteopetrosis (OP) is a rare hereditary disorder characterized by a dysfunction of the osteoclasts that impairs bone resorption, which together with the normal osteoblastic activity forms intense bone sclerosis with reduction of marrow. A common complication that arises, most frequently, as a result of tooth extraction is mandibular osteomyelitis. There is no consensus on the literature about the treatment of this infection in an osteopetrotic patient, therefore, the purpose of this paper is to report a case of marginal resection for treatment of mandibular osteomyelitis in an osteopetrotic patient and discuss relevant features of this procedure.
Henrique do Couto de Oliveira; Valfrido Antonio Pereira Filho; Mário Francisco Real Gabrielli; Marisa Aparecida Cabrini Gabrielli; Eduardo Hochuli Vieira
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-11-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1878-4119     ISO Abbreviation:  J Craniomaxillofac Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8704309     Medline TA:  J Craniomaxillofac Surg     Country:  Scotland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  525-9     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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Copyright © 2010 European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Chairman: Dr. Mário F.R. Gabrielli), Araraquara Dental School, University of the State of São Paulo, Humaitá Street, 1680 Second Floor, Center, Araraquara, São Paulo, Brazil.
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