Case Reports in Dentistry / 2019 / Article / Fig 3

Case Report

Osteomyelitis of the Mandible Caused by Late Fracture following Third Molar Extraction

Figure 3

Coronal computed tomography (CT) scans obtained during the initial visit. CT shows a destruction of buccal cortical bone from the socket to the right mandibular angle and a formation of bone sequestrum. Although the lingual cortical bone is intact, there is periosteal reaction around the buccal bone destruction.

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