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Osteomyelitis of the maxilla with associated vertical root fracture and Pseudomonas infection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3141865     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Osteomyelitis of the maxilla is not often found. A rare case of this condition secondary to a chronic vertical root fracture of a maxillary lateral incisor, with Pseudomonas aeruginosa as the primary pathogen, is presented. Interesting features of this case report are the occurrence of osteomyelitis in the maxilla, the rare isolate of P. aeruginosa, and the clinical problems associated with the diagnosis of vertical root fractures. The combination of surgical, endodontic, and antimicrobial therapy used is described.
M M Hoen; R H Downs; G L LaBounty; J A Nespeca
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0030-4220     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Surg. Oral Med. Oral Pathol.     Publication Date:  1988 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-12-05     Completed Date:  1988-12-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376406     Medline TA:  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  494-8     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
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MeSH Terms
Chronic Disease
Ciprofloxacin / therapeutic use
Maxillary Diseases / etiology*
Osteomyelitis / drug therapy,  etiology*
Pseudomonas Infections* / drug therapy
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Tooth Fractures / complications*,  surgery
Tooth Root / injuries*,  surgery
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