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Pattern and Treatment Modalities of Chronic Osteomyelitis of the Jaws Among a Sample of Sudanese Patients

Pattern and Treatment Modalities of Chronic Osteomyelitis of the Jaws Among a Sample of Sudanese Patients

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Title: Pattern and Treatment Modalities of Chronic Osteomyelitis of the Jaws Among a Sample of Sudanese Patients
Author: Eltohami, Yousif I; Abuaffan, Amal H.; AbdAllah, Alaa; Mohammed, Alaa; Mubarak, Alaa; Husham, Reem
Abstract: Background: Osteomyelitis is an infection of medullary portion of the bone. The inflammatory process of the entire bone extends to include the cortex and the periosteum. This is study aim to determine the pattern and treatment modalities of chronic osteomyelitis of the jaws among a sample of Sudanese patients. Conclusion: Swelling was the most common clinical feature. Surgical and antibiotic treatment was the most used treatment modulation. Methodology: Descriptive prospective cross-sectional study. A total of 50 patient’s records with chronic osteomyelitis (28 female and 22 males) were reviewed for clinical feature and treatment. Results: The patient’s records were reviewed. Female were affected more than male, most of the patients who suffered from the disease were on the forth decade of age (26%). Forty six percent of patients experienced traumatic extraction. Eighty six percent had healed socket. The most common clinical feature which the patients were presented with is the swelling (32.7%) followed by pain (27.1%). Mandible is most affected side and the first molar was the most common tooth that might lead to the disease (17.9%). Majority of the patients had surgical treatment and antibiotics (80%). The most common received antibiotic was Metronidazole (63.2%).
URI: http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/123456789/25145


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