Osteoradionecrosis of maxillae

Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 1978 May;45(5):692-5. doi: 10.1016/0030-4220(78)90142-1.


A case of osteoradionecrosis of the maxilla has been presented. It is hoped that this review and discussion of osteomyelitis and osteoradionecrosis will point out the need for proper management of the dentition of cancer patients who are subjected to radiotherapy.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / radiotherapy
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Maxilla / radiation effects*
  • Maxillary Neoplasms / radiotherapy
  • Middle Aged
  • Osteomyelitis / etiology
  • Osteoradionecrosis / etiology*
  • Radiation Injuries / etiology*