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What are the major presenting symptoms of osteonecrosis?
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
4 doctors agree
In brief: Pain, Swelling
Erythema (redness).
Some patients may also present with complaints of numbness and non-healing extraction site.

In brief: Pain, Swelling
Erythema (redness).
Some patients may also present with complaints of numbness and non-healing extraction site.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. John Scuba
The primary symptoms above may or may not be present. Some cases of osteonecrosis present as nonhealing wounds without any signs of redness, pain, or inflammation. SOmetimes the only sign is exposed (often opaque and marbleized) bone. THese areas must be watched with management per guidelines as established by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons for various stages.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees
In brief: In jaw
In jaw, pain and exposed bone.
If you suspect this disease, see an oral & maxillfacial surgeon

In brief: In jaw
In jaw, pain and exposed bone.
If you suspect this disease, see an oral & maxillfacial surgeon
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Pain
Pain, and swelling are most common.

In brief: Pain
Pain, and swelling are most common.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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