TI : Osteopetrosis with maxillary osteomyelitis
AU : Lee WS, You DS, Park TW, Cho SC
AD : Department of Oral Radiology, College of Dentistry, Seoul National University
SO : JKAOMFR 1991;21(2):405-413
ISSN : 1225-049X
PY : 1991
LA : KOREAN
CP : KOREA
AB : The author observed a 33-year-old male patient who had suffered from osteopetrosis with maxillary osteomyelitis.
The obtained results were as follows;
1. Physical examination revealed hepatosplenomegaly and bowing legs.
2. Nearly all bones of the entire skeleton showed unusual increased radiodensity and the paranasal sinuses were markedl y obliterated. 3. There were several old fractured sites in the femur and hip bones and subluxation of hip joint.
4. The radiodensity of both jaws were prominently increased and there were many malformed teeth and impacted teeth.
5. Bone scan revealed multiple, irregularity increased uptakes in large joints and long bones.