Post-traumatic near-complete aseptic necrosis of the maxilla: a case report and review of the literature.
Osteonecrosis of the mandible and the maxilla is known, however, aseptic necrosis of the maxilla after traumatic fracture is hardly reported. This case aims to help clinicians realize the need to closely follow up and treat such Patients with trauma as it can lead to osteonecrosis of the bone and cause difficulty in daily activities. We have also carried out a thorough review of the literature to give a concise understanding of all disease processes that may lead to osteonecrosis of the maxilla. Such an article has not previously been published.
Dento Maxillo Facial Radiology
(2012). Post-traumatic near-complete aseptic necrosis of the maxilla: a case report and review of the literature.. Dento Maxillo Facial Radiology, 41(5), 429-31.
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