Treatment of Chronic Osteomyelitis of Mandible

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Treatment of Chronic Osteomyelitis of Mandible

1. Conventional treatment:

a. Complete bed rest
b. Supportive therapy :

• Nutritional support
• High protein diet
• High calorie and multivitamin diet

c. Rehydration by IV fluid
d. Blood transfusion
e. IV antimicrobial agent

2. Surgical treatment :

a. Incision and drainage
b. Extraction of the offending tooth
c. Debridement of the affected area by irrigating with H2O2 and normal saline
d. Sequestrectomy
e. Decortication
f. Saucerisation
g. Resection

Post operative care:

1. Continuous use of antibiotics
2. Analgesics
3. Adequate hydration
4. Complete bed rest
5. Follow up

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Category: Dental, Oral Surgery

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