Diagnosis and classification of mandibular osteomyelitis.

@article{Suei2005DiagnosisAC,
  title={Diagnosis and classification of mandibular osteomyelitis.},
  author={Yoshikazu Suei and Akira Taguchi and Keiji Tanimoto},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2005},
  volume={100 2},
  pages={
          207-14
        }
}
To establish a unified classification system for mandibular osteomyelitis, various diagnostic terms were critically assessed and clinicopathologic findings of the lesions were carefully reviewed. We recommend classifying mandibular osteomyelitis into bacterial osteomyelitis and osteomyelitis associated with the synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis, and osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome. Other diagnostic terms were excluded because they were not appropriate for classification. Diagnostic criteria… CONTINUE READING
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