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Friday, May 24, 2013
What Test Would Indicate Necrosis in the Jaw Bone?
Will a PET SCAN indicate necrosis of the jawbone; if not, what test would do so?
The diagnosis of osteonecrosis of the jaw is made by looking in the mouth and seeing exposed jaw bone.
Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati