Osteomyelitis of the Mandible in Sickle Cell Disease: Report of a Case

  • CE Anyanechi
  • GO Bassey
Keywords: Mandible, sickle cell anaemia, osteomyelitis.


Abstract: The purpose of this article is to report a case of a known sickle cell anaemia patient who was nor in crisis but suffered from osteomyelitis of the mandible as a component part of the disease process. The patient, a 24-year old women, recovered uneventfully without complication following treatment.

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