Excision of sclerosing osteomyelitis and reconstruction with particulate hydroxylapatite

Michael S. Block, Michael F. Zide, John N. Kent

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A new technique for treating diffuse sclerosing osteomyelitis is described. The entire lesion is eliminated and the ridge bulk and form are immediately reconstructed by implantation of hydroxylapatite. Three cases are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)244-246
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1986


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Dentistry(all)

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