Pain in the Right Posterior Mandible
CASE CHALLENGE NUMBER: 39
Jose Bagan, MD, PhD, MS; Dolphine Oda, BDS, MSC
The following Case Challenge is provided in conjunction with the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.
An 82-year-old Caucasian female presented to the Department of Oral Medicine at Valencia University in Valencia, Spain with a complaint of pain in the right posterior mandible. The pain was controlled with several over-the-counter analgesics but exudate drained intermittently from an opening in the skin in this area.
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