Osteomyelitis of the jaws is a challenging disease for clinicians and patients despite many advances in the diagnosis and treatment of the disease. Any adverse changes arising from any immunosuppressive systemic diseases will readily manifest itself in the oral cavity.
Osteomyelitis is not an exception to this observation. Thus a careful evaluation of an apparently healthy individual presenting with a jaw swelling that may be associated with odontogenic infection must always be emphasized.
Comprehensive Maxillofacial Osteomyelitis provides detailed information about osteomyelitis of the jaws.
Comprehensive Maxillofacial Osteomyelitis is the essential reference for medical and dental students on this disease.