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National Journal of Maxillofacial Surgery
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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 96-99

Osteomyelitis of zygoma secondary to depressed fracture of parietal bone: Case report of a rare entity

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Government Dental College and Hospital, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

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Dr. Ram Rangila
Set No-3, Dental Doctor Residence-Hollyoak Sanjauli, Shimla - 171 005, Himachal Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/0975-5950.196138

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Osteomyelitis is an inflammatory condition of bone involving the medullary cavity, the Haversian system, and the adjacent cortex. According to literature review osteomyelitis of zygomatic bone secondary to the depressed fracture of the parietal bone never reported. Here we report a case of osteomyelitis of zygomatic bone which develops 3 month after the depressed fracture of parietal bone.

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