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A Journal on Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery

Official Journal of the Italian Society of Odontostomatology and Maxillofacial Surgery
Indexed/Abstracted in: CAB, EMBASE, Index to Dental Literature, PubMed/MEDLINE, Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index

Frequency: Bi-Monthly

ISSN 0926-4970

Online ISSN 1827-174X


Minerva Stomatologica 2001 July-August;50(7-8):279-84


About a rare case of hypercondensing malignant osteodysplasty: osteopetrosis

Giudice M., Marra A., Amodio A., Giudice A.

Osteopetrosis, known also as Albers-Schonberg disease, is a genetic disorder causing a generalized sclerosis of the bones and the reduction of the marrow. The diagnosis is often secondary to pathologic processes and its usually observed through specific X-ray researches. The principal cause of osteopetrosis is to attribute to a deficit of bone resorption and remodelling. Osteomyelitis is a complication of osteopetrosis. The purpose of this article is based on several point: 1) to know the cause of osteopetrosis, then to classify and check it; 2) to present the case who did not respond to of a patient with osteopetrosis complicated by maxillary and phalanx osteomyelitis common therapies and give an accurate analysis.

language: Italian


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