Chronic osteomyelitis - maxilla

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad A. ElBeialy


status post-left maxillary dental implant since 6 months , followed by pain, swelling and discharge. The dental implant was removed 2 months before.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

Chronic osteomyelitis of the left maxilla with bone sclerosis and erosion as well as extraosseous enhancing soft tissue component and inflammatory changes of the lateral pterygoid and infratemporal fossa with small gas lucency. Bilateral cervical lymphadenopathy.

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Case information

rID: 23783
Published: 7th Jul 2013
Last edited: 26th Aug 2020
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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