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5 Facts you should know about

Garre’s sclerosing osteomyelitis

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1

A specific type of chronic osteomyelitis

that mainly affects children and young adults.

2

It was first described by the Swiss surgeon Carl Garré.

3

This disease is commonly associated with an odontogenic infection

resulting from dental caries.

4

The clinical feature is characterized by an insidious onset,

localized pain with episodic nonprogressive nature.

5

In rare cases, the metaphysis of long bones is affected.

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