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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, Year : 2017

Article Page : 125-126


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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

How to cite : Sangle A A, Tambuwala A A, Mansukhani K, Vadane A K, Anikhindi A S, Tuberculous Osteomyelitis in 9 year female patient: a rare case report. Int J Oral Health Dent 2017;3(2):125-126

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