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Quintessence International



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Quintessence Int 40 (2009), No. 4     26. Feb. 2009
Quintessence Int 40 (2009), No. 4  (26.02.2009)

Page 277-278, PubMed:19417871

Oral bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws: Favorable outcome after bisphosphonate holiday
Kwon, Yong-Dae / Kim, Young-Ran / Choi, Byung-Joon / Lee, Deok-Won / Kim, Deog-Yoon
Bisphosphonate holiday has been suggested as a treatment modality for oral bisphosphonate- related osteonecrosis; however, there is debate that it can undermine beneficial effects of bisphosphonate therapy. A case successfully treated after bisphosphonate holiday is presented.

Keywords: bisphosphonate, CTX, osteonecrosis, osteoporosis