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Case 14037

An interesting case of osteomyelitis of mandible in a child with osteopetrosis

Author(s)
Sood Mahak, Trivedi Anjana, Chaudhary Deepak, Radadiya KD

Civil Hospital,
PDU Medical college
Jamnagar highway
360001 Rajkot
Email:mahakch@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 7 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Past medical history of osteopetrosis
     

    Radiograph of pelvis and hip shows increased density of bones with fracture of left femoral shaft.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: History; Special Focus: Genetic defects;

    Chest radiograph shows increased density of bones.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Genetic defects;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Osteomyelitis of mandible on CT
     

    Irregularity, erosion of body of mandible, overlying periosteal reaction is noted on the left side.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Computer Applications-Detection, diagnosis; Special Focus: Genetic defects;

    Minimally enhancing soft tissue is seen adjacent to body of mandible on the left side.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Computer Applications-Detection, diagnosis; Special Focus: Genetic defects;

    Enalrged submandibular and jugular lymph nodes on both sides.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Computer Applications-Detection, diagnosis; Special Focus: Genetic defects;

    Fractures of medial and lateral walls of orbit with zygomatic arch fracture on the right side.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Computer Applications-Detection, diagnosis; Special Focus: Genetic defects;
     
     
Radiograph of pelvis and hip shows increased density of bones with fracture of left femoral shaft.
 
Chest radiograph shows increased density of bones.
 
Irregularity, erosion of body of mandible, overlying periosteal reaction is noted on the left side.
 
Minimally enhancing soft tissue is seen adjacent to body of mandible on the left side.
 
Enalrged submandibular and jugular lymph nodes on both sides.
 
Fractures of medial and lateral walls of orbit with zygomatic arch fracture on the right side.
 
 
 
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