A 65-year-old woman was seen in the oral surgery clinic because of a nonhealing ulcer of the mandible at the site of a tooth that had been extracted 3 years earlier. The patient had multiple myeloma and had been treated with intravenous bisphosphonates for 6 years. Examination disclosed red, raised soft tissue in the right mandible, with mucosal ulceration and exposed bone. A diagnostic procedure was performed.
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