Mandibular bone exposure and osteonecrosis as a complication of general anaesthesia

  • Mohammad Kharazmi Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Central Hospital, Västerås, Sweden, and Section of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
  • Lillemor Björnstad Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Central Hospital, Västerås, Sweden
  • Pär Hallberg Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
  • Jonas Wanbro Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Central Hospital, Västerås, Sweden
  • Anders-Petter Carlsson Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Central Hospital, Västerås, Sweden, and Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
  • Samandar Habib School of Medicine, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
  • Gunnar Warfvinge Department of Oral Pathology, Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden

Abstract

Trauma to the oral structures sometimes occurs as a complication to general anaesthesia. We here report two cases of an unusual type, mandibular osteonecrosis. To our knowledge, there has been only one previous publication of this condition (1).

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Published
2015-03-17
How to Cite
Kharazmi, M., Björnstad, L., Hallberg, P., Wanbro, J., Carlsson, A.-P., Habib, S., & Warfvinge, G. (2015). Mandibular bone exposure and osteonecrosis as a complication of general anaesthesia. Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences, 120(3). https://doi.org/10.3109/03009734.2015.1010667
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Letters to the Editor