Osteoradionecrosis of the mandible: through a radiologist's eyes.

  title={Osteoradionecrosis of the mandible: through a radiologist's eyes.},
  author={Sneha Satish Deshpande and M H Thakur and Kanchan P. Dholam and Abhishek Mahajan and Supreeta Arya and Shashikant L. Juvekar},
  journal={Clinical radiology},
  volume={70 2},
Head and neck malignancies constitute a major cause of morbidity and mortality all over the world. Radiotherapy plays a pivotal role in the management of these tumours; however, it has associated complications, with mandibular osteoradionecrosis (ORN) being one of the gravest orofacial complications. Early diagnosis, extent evaluation, and detection of complications of ORN are imperative for instituting an appropriate management protocol. ORN can closely mimic tumour recurrence, the… CONTINUE READING