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CASE REPORT

Prosthetic Rehabilitation in Marble Bone Disease

Usha Rehani, Vivek K Adlakha, Abhay Agarwal

Citation Information : Rehani U, K Adlakha V, Agarwal A. Prosthetic Rehabilitation in Marble Bone Disease. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2010; 3 (3):207-210.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1079i

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-09-2010


Abstract

Osteopetrosis is a rare metabolic disease.1 Dental abnormalities may be attributed to the pathological changes in osteopetrosis. Patients with osteopetrosis are especially susceptible to osteomyelitis of mandible.1 A 13-year-old girl presented with complaint of jaw swelling on left side. The radiograph of left mandible (lateral oblique view) showed small sequestrum with irregularity and erosions of the mandibular cortical margins. This case report aims at diagnosis and treatment of osteopetrosis with superadded mandibular osteomyelitis—a are entity.


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