Osteomyelitis of Jaw: A Case Report

  • Dr. Dolly Prashant
  • Dr. Viplav Prashant Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Govt Dental College, Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Keywords: Tubercular osteomyelitis, localized jaw swelling, temporomandibular joint

Abstract

Tubercular (TB) osteomyelitis of mandible is a rare and uncommon clinical condition. The clinical appearance of tubercular infection of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) comprises of nonspecific features resembling osteomyelitis, arthritis, or any other kind of chronic joint diseases. At times, localized painful swelling of the jaw may be the only manifestation. The presented case is of osteomyelitis of the jaw in a 14-year-old girl patient for whom TB was later suspected.

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Prashant D, Prashant V. Osteomyelitis of Jaw: A Case Report. Int J Med Res Rev [Internet]. 2022Dec.26 [cited 2023Feb.1];10(6):166-70. Available from: https://ijmrr.medresearch.in/index.php/ijmrr/article/view/1402
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