- It is an inflammation of the bone marrow. Usually arises from a dental infection.
- Without treatment, acute osteomyelitis may progress into a chronic phase with bone destruction.
- Poorly defined, moth-eaten radiolucency, with necrotic bone islands in the lesion that give the mixed appearance.
Chronic Osteomyelitis (mixed)
- Cemento-Ossifying fibroma (2nd stage)
- Chondrosarcoma (mixed)
- Fibrous dysplasia (mixed)
- Metastatic tumors (mixed)
- Osteogenic sarcoma (mixed)
- Paget disease (mixed)
Three different cases of chronic osteomyelitis (mixed).
CBCT scans of a case of chronic osteomyelitis (mixed)
Case of chronic osteomyelitis; Endodontic treatment was unsuccessful and the incisors were extracted. CBCT images showing: Localized patchy or moth-eaten areas of bone destruction, Sclerosis of the surrounding bone and Sequestrum of dead bone
Two different cases of chronic osteomyelitis (mixed)