(searched for: Post COVID-19 Mandibular Osteomyelitis: An Alarming Oral Health Concern)
European Journal of Dental and Oral Health, Volume 2, pp 1-3; https://doi.org/10.24018/ejdent.2021.2.4.83
Various posts COVID-19 complications have been reported recently in the patients. However, there is still a dilemma about whether this oral manifestation is occurred due to corona virus infection or secondary factors resulting from the patient’s systemic condition. These oral conditions in a patient diagnosed after discharge. The pathogen responsible for the pandemic is severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which has resulted in global healthcare crises and strained health resources. The prevalence of clinical manifestations is still unidentified; the range of COVID-19 manifestations on the oral cavity has been seen in various forms. The current case aims to report a rare finding of bone and soft tissue defect in the mandible as a possible sequel of COVID-19 infection.