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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2020, vol. 26, issue4
Subject Area: Dental Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2020264.3348
Published online: 01 October 2020

Case report

J of IMAB. 2020 Oct-Dec;26(4):3348-3352
Rosen Tsolov1ORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail, Elena Firkova2ORCID logo, Georgi Yordanov3ORCID logo, Silvia Tsvetkova-Trichkova4ORCID logo,
1) Department of Maxillofacial and Oral surgery, Saint George Hospital University Medical Center, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
2) Department of Periodontology and Oral Diseases, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
3) Department of Oral Surgery, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
4) Diagnostic Consulting Center, Saint George Hospital University Medical Center, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaws is a commonly reported complication in patients receiving antiresorptive medications. We report a case of bone necrosis followed by comparatively fast recurrence in a patient with intravenous administration of zoledronic acid. The purpose is to focus the attention of dental practitioners on the possibility of recurrence and the importance of regular check-ups since preventive measures today are one of the most important management strategies for patients treated with zoledronate.

Keywords: medication related osteonecrosis, zoledronate, recurrence,

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Please cite this article as: Tsolov R, Firkova E, Yordanov G, Tsvetkova-Trichkova S. Zoledronate-associated recurrence of osteonecrosis of jaws. J of IMAB. 2020 Oct-Dec;26(4):3348-3352. DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2020264.3348

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Rosen Tsolov, Department of Maxillo-facial and Oral surgery, Saint George Hospital University Medical Center; 66, Peshtersko Shose blvd., Plovdiv, Bulgaria; E-mail: dr.rosentsolov@gmail.com

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Received: 30 August 2019
Published online: 01 October 2020

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