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Experience of pain in a patient with BRONJ

Authors Bakal, Tirnava AA, Sen H

Received 17 April 2015

Accepted for publication 17 April 2015

Published 6 July 2015 Volume 2015:10 Pages 1097—1099

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/CIA.S86781

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Ömer Bakal, Ali Alper Tirnava, Huseyin Sen

Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, GATA Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

We read with great interest the case report concerning a patient with bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ) reported by Manzon et al.1 In this report, they describe BRONJ complicated by a temporal abscess in an elderly woman with rheumatoid arthritis. We congratulate Manzon et al on their successful treatment of this patient. They briefly discussed the evidence for the relationship between bisphosphonate therapy and BRONJ, and the effects of co-occurring factors, such as rheumatoid arthritis, dental surgery, and concomitant corticosteroid therapy.


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