Sunday, August 16, 2015

Radiation-Induced Necrosis of the Temporal Bone: Diagnosis and Management

Conclusion: ORN of the temporal bone is a rare adverse event that can occur after radiotherapy for a variety of neoplasms of the head, neck, and central nervous system. Conservative management, which includes directed antibiotic therapy and regular in-office debridement of necrotic bone, can adequately control the disease process and symptomatology, thus avoiding more invasive surgical interventions. (Source: Otology and Neurotology)

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