Osteomyelitis in the head and neck.

  title={Osteomyelitis in the head and neck.},
  author={Alfons J. M. Balm and Rammohan M Tiwari and T B de Rijcke},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  volume={99 10},
Since the advent of antibiotics osteomyelitis in the head and neck is relatively uncommon and the condition has become a sort of medical curiosity. In the last 16 years, only three cases have been seen by the second author. It is the purpose of this paper to present these cases from our experience and to show that control and cure may only be achieved by early diagnosis, appropriate antibiotic therapy and, where necessary, by radical surgery with the excision of all diseased bone and with… CONTINUE READING
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