Osteonecrosis of the jaw

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Osteonecrosis of the jaw

A rare osteonecrosis characterized by an exposed necrotic lesion in the mandible or maxilla present for more than eight weeks arising as a complication of antiresorptive medication dental interventions or trauma and infections. Patients may present with pain altered neurosensory functions secondary infections and (in advanced stages) pathological fractures or fistulae.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.

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