Maxillary Osteomyelitis Secondary To Osteopetrosis – A Rare Case Report

  • Published 2010

Abstract

Osteomyelitis of the mandible at a young age may occur as a complication of immunocompromised status or bone disorders. Osteomyelitis rarely occurs in the maxilla due to thin bone and collateral blood supply of the maxillary bone. We report here, a rare case of maxillary osteomyelitis that led to the diagnosis of the underlying condition of osteopetrosis… (More)

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