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Primary tuberculous osteomyelitis of zygoma.

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Type
Published Article
Journal
International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery
Publication Date
Volume
35
Issue
4
Pages
376–377
Identifiers
PMID: 16278071
Source
Medline

Abstract

Osteomyelitis of zygomatic bone is rare, and tuberculous osteomyelitis is even rarer. This is the case report of a 3-year-old child presenting with a discharging sinus and swelling on the zygoma, which was initially thought to be orbital cellulitis. After further examination, she was diagnosed as having tuberculosis of zygoma and responded to anti-tubercular chemotherapy.

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