Recurrent diffuse osteomyelitis involving the mandible

Jafar Farnam, John E. Griffin, Carl E. Schow, Jon T. Mader, J. Andrew Grant

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Abstract

This report describes a case of osteomyelitis that did not respond to routine hyperbaric oxygen, surgical debridement, and intravenous antibiotics. The multiple sites of the osteomyelitis, the presence of skin lesions, and the unusual organism (Corynebacterium group JK, L form) that was isolated indicated that the patient might have an immunodeficiency, but none could be identified.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)374-378
Number of pages5
JournalOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology
Volume57
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1984

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  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Dentistry(all)

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Farnam, J., Griffin, J. E., Schow, C. E., Mader, J. T., & Grant, J. A. (1984). Recurrent diffuse osteomyelitis involving the mandible. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, 57(4), 374-378. https://doi.org/10.1016/0030-4220(84)90153-1