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CASE REPORT

Paget's Disease of Maxilla

GC Rajkumar, Bindu Ramesh, R Shashikala, Manjunath

Citation Information : Rajkumar G, Ramesh B, Shashikala R, M. Paget's Disease of Maxilla. World J Dent 2011; 2 (1):49-51.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10015-1053

Published Online: 01-03-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


Abstract

Paget's disease is an idiopathic, non-neoplastic affliction characterized by disordered bone formation and resorption. It affects about 3% of the population. Paget's disease affects mainly the skull, femur, tibia and pelvic bones. Facial skeleton is involved in about 17% of the cases. We present a case of Paget's disease involving maxillary and mandibular skeleton which developed osteomyelitis following extraction of maxillary right posterior teeth.


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