Oral Bisphosphonates – Spontaneous Osteonecrosis of the Jaw

This report documents a case of bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ) in an osteoporotic 75-year-old female residing in a nursing home who underwent 70 mg of alendronate weekly for five years followed by 35mg risedronate weekly. In 2012, she was diagnosed with a painless extraoral draining sinus below the right border of the mandible… CONTINUE READING