Osteoradionecrosis of the Jaws: A Report of Nineteen Consecutive Cases

Oleksii O. Tymofieieva, Oleksandr O. Tymofieievb more
a Oleksii O. Tymofieiev

Chair of the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Shupyk National Nedical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Kyiv, Ukraine (Prof, ScD)

b Oleksandr O. Tymofieiev

Associate Professor of the Dentistry Department of Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (Assoc Prof, ScD)

March 30, 2018


J Diagn Treat Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2018;2:51−56.

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Tymofieiev OO, Tymofieiev OO. Osteoradionecrosis of the jaws: a report of nineteen consecutive cases. J Diagn Treat Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2018;2(1):51−6.


Purpose: To study the clinical-radiological symptoms in post-radiological osteonecrosis of the jaws.


Methods: The survey is based on the clinical study of 19 patients with osteoradionecrosis of the jaws that appeared after the radiation impact on the soft tissues what surrounds jaws, which was performed after the removal of malignant tumors of the soft tissues of the maxillofacial area.


Results: Based on the examination of patients, clinical and radiological symptoms were studied in cases of osteoradionecrosis of the jaws, described methods of treatment and prevention of this disease.


Conclusions: In osteoradionecrosis of the jaws there is a significant destruction of bone tissue, which is accompanied by the rejection of sequesters. After Х-ray influence on the soft tissues that surrounds jaws, changes in tissues and organs of the oral cavity are observed.