Treatment of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw around the dental implant in a patient with multiple myeloma: a case report
The management of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ) around a dental implant is difficult. Conservative treatment is recommended; however, patients do not exhibit improvement. Thus, several adjunctive therapies have been introduced. Herein, we describe a case of MRONJ around a dental implant in a 68-year-old man. Owing to the patient’s history of multiple myeloma, treatment with teriparatide was contraindicated. We achieved successful results with hyperbaric oxygen therapy and surgical intervention. Clinicians treating patients with MRONJ should conduct a thorough examination before selecting the modalities of adjuvant therapy, thereby establishing a solid treatment strategy.
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