Curious Case of Rodent Poison: A Case Report

  • Sam Ponraj Davidson. S
  • Somasundaram Elangovan
  • Suman Jhansi Lakshmi
  • B. Senthil Kumar
Keywords: Osteonecrosis, Poison, BRONJ, MRONJ

Abstract

Osteonecrosis was first described as a consequence of ionizing radiation used in the treatment of malignant tumors but later a variety of causes for osteonecrosis were found which include, Medication induced, radiation induced, chemical induced and infection induced. Terms such as: bisphosphonate osteonecrosis (BON), Bisphosphonate Associated Osteonecrosis of the Jaws (BONJ), Bisphosphonate Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaws (BRONJ), Antiresorptive Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (ARONJ) and Medication Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (MRONJ) have all had proponents and all continue to be utilized. However, Migliorati  first proposed a designation of the disease as osteochemonecrosis. This case report is about a chemical induced osteonecrosis patient who placed rat poison inside the mouth. 

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Author Biographies

Sam Ponraj Davidson. S

MDS, Senior Lecturer, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai

Somasundaram Elangovan

Professor and HOD, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai

Suman Jhansi Lakshmi

Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai

B. Senthil Kumar

Professor,  Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai

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CITATION
DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0509.12484
Published: 2021-12-19
How to Cite
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Sam Ponraj Davidson. S, Somasundaram Elangovan, Suman Jhansi Lakshmi, B. Senthil Kumar. Curious Case of Rodent Poison: A Case Report. IHRJ [Internet]. 2021Dec.19 [cited 2022Jan.18];5(9):CR1-CR4. Available from: https://ihrjournal.com/ihrj/article/view/484