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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 66-70

Pathological fracture of the mandible secondary to osteomyelitis: A case report


Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, MES Dental College and Hospital, Perinthalmanna, Kerala, India

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Dr. Sooraj Soman
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, MES Dental College and Hospital, Perinthalmanna, Kerala.
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/INJO.INJO_16_21

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Osteomyelitis is an inflammatory condition of the bone. Pathological fractures associated with osteomyelitis are difficult to manage and are time-consuming, as fractures have to be treated along with the underlying disease. This article describes a case report on the pathological fracture of the mandible secondary to chronic osteomyelitis.


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