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Post-radiation osteonecrosis (osteoradionecrosis) of the jaws 

Post-radiation osteonecrosis (osteoradionecrosis) of the jaws
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Post-radiation osteonecrosis (osteoradionecrosis) of the jaws
Author(s):

Fred Spijkervet

and Arjan Vissink

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199543588.003.0012
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date: 22 October 2019

Chapter 12 discusses late acute radiation tissue injuries observed in a smaller number of patients, and develop months to years following the radiotherapy (e.g. soft-tissue necrosis). One such late radiation tissue injury is post-radiation osteonecrosis (PRON), which is also known as osteoradionecrosis.

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