An unusual form of Actinomycosis of the mandible with a resultant gross sequester in a 4-year-old child: A case report

Ogutcen-Toller M., Alkan A., Baris S., Cakir N.

Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, vol.25, no.3, pp.237-239, 2001 (Scopus) identifier identifier


Mandibular osteomyelitis due to Actinomyces group is considered rare in the pediatric population. The initial complaint of the 4-year-old child described here was increased swelling of his cheek and pain. The patient was managed successfully by surgical treatment with antibiotic therapy.