Surgery Shown Useful for Treating Dead Jaw Bone due to Drugs used for Osteoporosis and Cancer

Drugs used to manage osteoporosis in women and excess blood calcium in certain forms of metastatic cancer have been shown to cause jawbone to die (osteonecrosis) in a significant number of people. Surgery to treat this condition (medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaws {MRONJ}) has proved to be a successful treatment for some cases.

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