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Maxillary osteomyelitis secondary to osteopetrosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9050105     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 41-year-old Japanese woman complained of a gradually enlarging swelling of her left cheek for seven months. She was diagnosed with osteopetrosis by standard skeletal radiographs, and her cheek swelling was diagnosed as maxillary osteomyelitis secondary to osteopetrosis. She underwent a left partial maxillectomy, and her post-operative course was stable with no complications. A literature review is also presented.
T Hanada; S Furuta; I Moriyama; Y Hanamure; T Miyanohara; M Ohyama
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Rhinology     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0300-0729     ISO Abbreviation:  Rhinology     Publication Date:  1996 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-06-13     Completed Date:  1997-06-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0347242     Medline TA:  Rhinology     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  242-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Maxilla* / pathology,  surgery
Osteomyelitis / etiology*,  radiography,  therapy
Osteopetrosis / complications*,  radiography

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