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Maxillomandibular osteomyelitis in osteopetrosis. Report of a case and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19219469     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
INTRODUCTION: Osteopetrosis is a rare hereditary group of bony displasias. They range from a devastating metabolic disease (including severe malignant infantile osteopetrosis) to other conditions with a more benign phenotype (autosomal dominant osteopetrosis I and II).
CASE REPORT: Several case reports have been published of infectious complications affecting the mandible but maxillary affectation is quite rare. We present the case of a 23-year-old woman with a malignant recessive form of osteopetrosis complicated by repeated episodes of osteomyelitis (caused by actinomyces) of the mandible and maxilla.
E Vázquez; J M López-Arcas; I Navarro; L Pingarrón; J L Cebrián
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral and maxillofacial surgery     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1865-1550     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Maxillofac Surg     Publication Date:  2009 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-06-04     Completed Date:  2009-10-08     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101319632     Medline TA:  Oral Maxillofac Surg     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  105-8     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital La Paz, Madrid, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Actinomycosis / complications*
Femur / microbiology
Mandibular Diseases / complications,  microbiology*
Maxillary Diseases / complications,  microbiology*
Osteomyelitis / complications,  microbiology*
Osteopetrosis / complications*
Young Adult

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