Osteomyelitis

Extensive surgery is required for infection spreading within the jaw which is called as osteomyelitis and is generally caused due to tooth infection which is ignored and which subsequently spreads into the surrounding bone along the blood vessels.

CASE 1 IMAGE 1 : Infection within the bone with pus draininig through a sinus in the skin.

CASE 1 IMAGE 2 : Aggressive curettage of infected bone..

CASE 2 IMAGE 1 : Infection within bone due to infected tooth.

CASE 2 IMAGE 2 : Extent diagnosed on scan.

CASE 2 IMAGE 3 : OPG after surgery with complete bone healing.