Infectious Disease Compendium

Lumpy Jaw

Diagnosis

A woody jaw (it really does feel like balsa wood) that may or may not be draining 'sulfur granules'.

Epidemiologic Risks

Poor dentition.

Microbiology

Actinomycosis.

Empiric Therapy

Penicillin OR doxycycline OR erythromycin OR clindamycin all po. Therapy is often needed of a year.

Pearls

Rants