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Osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ)

Osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) (February 2019)

This factsheet has information about osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ), a rare condition that can occur during long-term treatment of myeloma with bisphosphonates.It describes bisphosphonates, why they are linked to ONJ, the risk factors for ONJ, its symptoms, and how it is treated and managed. Includes self-care tips to reduce the risk of ONJ.

Author(s)
Myeloma UK
Place of publication
Edinburgh
Publisher
Date of publication
February 2019
Pages
8pp
Series
Symptoms and complications infosheet
Price
Free.
Format
Factsheet
Language
English
Flesch readability score
47.9
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