Usual Complication after Radiotherapy of Jaws for Carcinoma: Osteoradionecrosis

Background: Osteoradionecrosis (ORN) is the death of bone due to radiation. The bone dies because of damage to its blood vessels caused by the radiation. Radiation provides high cure rates, but has also called increasing attention to its side effects. Osteoradionecrosis (ORN) is one of the most seve...

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Main Authors: Kartik Dholakia, Rahul Dhanak, Tushar Makwana
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2014-01-01
Series:Advances in Human Biology
Online Access:;year=2014;volume=4;issue=3;spage=77;epage=81;aulast=Dholakia;type=0