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Osteomyelitis of the Jaws

  • Marc M. Baltensperger
  • Gerold K. H. Eyrich

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXII
  2. Marc Baltensperger, Gerold Eyrich
    Pages 1-3
  3. Marc Baltensperger, Gerold Eyrich
    Pages 5-56
  4. Nicolas Hardt, Bernhard Hofer, Marc Baltensperger
    Pages 95-111
  5. Elisabeth Bruder, Gernot Jundt, Gerold Eyrich
    Pages 121-133
  6. Reinhard Zbinden
    Pages 135-143
  7. Marc Baltensperger, Gerold Eyrich
    Pages 145-178
  8. Werner Zimmerli
    Pages 179-190
  9. Michael Kaufmann, Joachim Obwegeser
    Pages 205-213
  10. Marc Baltensperger, Gerold Eyrich, Klaus Grätz, Nicolas Hardt, Michael Kaufmann, Joachim Obwegeser et al.
    Pages 215-306
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 307-315

About this book


“Osteomyelitis of the Jaws” is the first textbook of its kind covering exclusively all aspects of this challenging disease. A clear classification of osteomyelitis of the jaws is provided. Clinical presentation and diagnosis are meticulously described and illustrated. Radiological imaging from conventional radiographs to CT, MRI and PET diagnosis are outlined for all types of osteomyelitis of the jaws. Pathology and Pathophysiology of this disease are described in a clear way. All therapeutic modalities from surgery to antibiotic and hyperbaric oxygen therapy are comprehensively outlined and discussed. Each type of Osteomyelitis of the jaws are additionally described and illustrated in case reports giving this book a very practical approach to the subject.


Acute Osteomyelitis Osteomyelitis Jaws Primary Chronic Osteomyelitis Secondary Chronic Osteomyelitis antibiotics imaging joint pathology pathophysiology physiology radiology surgery tomography

Editors and affiliations

  • Marc M. Baltensperger
    • 1
  • Gerold K. H. Eyrich
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Jaw Surgery and Facial Plastic SurgeryWinterthurSwitzerland
  2. 2.Maxillofacial, Facial Plastic, Head and Neck SurgeryLachenSwitzerland

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