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Imaging Sci Dent. 2015 Sep;45(3):193-198. English. Case Report. https://doi.org/10.5624/isd.2015.45.3.193
Bagewadi SB , Awasthi UR , Mody BM , Suma GN , Garg S .
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, ITS Center for Dental Studies and Research, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. drshivanandb@yahoo.com
Abstract

Noma is a gangrenous disease of the orofacial region that leads to severe facial tissue destruction and is a significant cause of death among children. With the advent of modern antibiotics and improved nutrition, children with noma may survive into adulthood, but must face the challenge of undergoing repair of the sequelae of noma. This report describes a case of bony fusion of the maxilla and mandible in a 28-year-old female patient, which was a sequelae of a childhood case of noma.

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