J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg.  2006 Jun;32(3):250-261.

The histomorphometric study on the healing process of a mandibular fracture in the streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

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  • 1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, Pusan National University, Korea. khjwhite@hanmail.net

Abstract

ular thickness in comparison to the non-diabetic rat. This was confirmed histologically. In conclusion, this study suggests that in streptozotocin-induced diabetics, the healing process of bone fracture was impaired and delayed about 2-3 weeks comparing to non-diabetics.

Keyword

DM; Streptozotocin; Fracture

MeSH Terms

Animals
Fractures, Bone
Mandibular Fractures*
Rats*
Streptozocin
Streptozocin
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