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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 61-65

Osteoradionecrosis of the mandible: A report of three cases


Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Tamil Nadu Government Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Aatman Sharma
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Tamil Nadu Government Dental College and Hospital, Chennai - 600 003, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2278-0513.149049

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Osteoradionecrosis of the mandible is one of the most serious and severe complications of radiation therapy for head and neck malignancies. In this condition, there is a nonhealing wound persistent for 3 months or more characterized by the irradiated bone getting exposed and devitalized with loss of the overlying skin or mucosa. Here, we present a report of three cases which reported to the department of oral medicine and radiology.


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