International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry


Tuberculous Osteomyelitis in 9 year female patient: a rare case report


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Author Details: Amit A. Sangle, Aruna A. Tambuwala, Kavina Mansukhani, Ashvini K. Vadane, Ashvini S. Anikhindi

Volume : 3

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2395-499X

Print ISSN : 2395-4914

Article First Page : 125

Article End Page : 126


Abstract

Osteomyelitis is an inflammatory condition of the bone.(1) The word “osteomyelitis” is derived from two greek words “osteon” means ‘bone” and “myelions” means “marrow”.(6) The meaning of “osteomyelitis” is the infection of medulla of bone. “Tuberculous osteomyelitis” is the osteomyelitis occurring in patients who are immunocompromised as they suffer from tuberculosis.(9) Here, in this article, we are highlighting a case report of a 9 years old female patient suffering from tuberculous osteomyelitis of mandible. This case is a rare case and was successfully managed.

Keywords:
Osteomyelitis, Tuberculous osteomyelitis, Tuberculosis

Doi No:-10.18231