Covid-19 induced avascular necrosis in maxilla - a rare case report


  • Gaurav Gupta Wisdom Dental Clinics



Covid-19, Mucormycosis, Sars Cov2, necrosis of maxilla, Aspergillosis


COVID-19  has emerged as a challenge to the clinicians worldwide. Since the outbreak in December 2019, COVID-19 has affected >11,301,800 people (World Health Organization 2020b). (1) The most common symptoms are fever and dry cough and in few cases shortness of breath, dysosmia, and dysgeusia. Present understanding among researchers shows that coronavirus invades human cells via the receptor angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) through scRNA-seq data analyses. The prevalence of clinical manifestations is still unknown, the range of COVID-19 manifestations on the oral cavity has been considered of broad. The current case aims to report a rare finding of bone and soft tissue defect in maxilla as a possible sequelae of C0VID-19 infection.


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How to Cite

Gupta, G. (2021). Covid-19 induced avascular necrosis in maxilla - a rare case report. UNIVERSITY JOURNAL MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY AND ORAL SCIENCES, 1(2).