SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.11 número3Bruxism and Masseter and Temporal Muscle Activity Before and After Selective GrindingFrecuencia de Manifestaciones Orales en Pacientes con Enfermedad Inflamatoria Intestinal en Chile índice de autoresíndice de materiabúsqueda de artículos
Home Pagelista alfabética de revistas  

Servicios Personalizados




Links relacionados

  • En proceso de indezaciónCitado por Google
  • No hay articulos similaresSimilares en SciELO
  • En proceso de indezaciónSimilares en Google


International journal of odontostomatology

versión On-line ISSN 0718-381X


BARAJAS-PEREZ, Víctor Hiram et al. Chronic Suppurative Osteomyelitis of the Mandible Treated with Antibiotics Complemented with Surgical Treatment: A Case Report. Int. J. Odontostomat. [online]. 2017, vol.11, n.3, pp.261-265. ISSN 0718-381X.

Osteomyelitis is an infection that affects bone and bone marrow, it occurs due to inoculation of microorganisms either directly or by continuous accumulation through a hematogenous way. Female patient, 64 years old, presenting an increase of volume of the parotid masseteric region and right submandibular region, with approximately two weeks of evolution, which had a slightly fluctuating, hyperemic and hyperthermic indurated consistency; the patient complained of severe pain. CT scan and biopsy was indicated. It is imperative to identify the causative agent; the use of antibiotics must be complemented by surgical treatment to eliminate the possibility of a remaining infection.

Palabras clave : chronic osteomyelitis; suppurative osteomyelitis; mandibular osteomyelitis..

        · resumen en Español     · texto en Inglés     · Inglés ( pdf )