Tubercular osteomyelitis of the mandible in a 10 years old female: A case report

Vol 35 | Issue 1 | Jan-April 2020 | page: 35-36 | Najmul Huda, Shailesh Singh, Ajay Pant, Sandeep Bishnoi, Mir Shahid ul Islam

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Authors: Najmul Huda [1], Shailesh Singh [1], Ajay Pant [1], Sandeep Bishnoi [1], Mir Shahid ul Islam [1]

¹Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Teerthankar Mahaveer Medical College, Moradabad, Uttarpradesh, India

Address of Correspondence:
Dr. Shailesh Singh,
Teerthankar Mahaveer Medical College, Moradabad, Uttarpradesh, India
E-mail: shaileshsingh1313@gmail.com


A 10-years-old female presented with a 5-month history of a gradually increasing swelling of the left side of her face. A panoramic radiographic view of the mandible showed diffuse radiolucency in the ramus of the mandible. The computed tomography (CT) scan revealed destruction of the mandibular bone. The biopsy was consistent with tubercular osteomyelitis. Antitubercular therapy resulted in a marked reduction of the size of the swelling over a 18-month period.
Key words: Osteoarticular Tuberculosis, Mandible, Antitubercular treatment


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How to Cite this Article: Huda N, Singh S, Pant A, Bishnoi S, Islam M S U. | Tubercular osteomyelitis of the mandible in a 10 years old female: A case report | Journal of Bone and Joint Diseases | Jan-April 2020; 35(1): 35-36.

 



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