Osteomyelitis of the mandible.

  title={Osteomyelitis of the mandible.},
  author={Bernhard Schuknecht and Anton Valavanis},
  journal={Neuroimaging clinics of North America},
  volume={13 3},
Before application of any cross-sectional imaging modality, the orthopanoramic view is indispensable in assessing the status of dentition, in recognizing direct radiographic signs of osteomyelitis, or in determining the presence of predisposing conditions such as a fracture or systemic bone disease. The orthopanoramic view is the procedure of choice in follow-up examinations in patients who have osteomyelitis. In acute osteomyelitis, the higher sensitivity of MR imaging for detection of… CONTINUE READING


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