Perio loss of biologic width in HIV+

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  1. UCFpremed

    UCFpremed Tooth Shucker
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    One of our instructors mentioned that there is a condition in HIV+ patients where they get loss of the biologic width. I've searched and cannot find it anywhere. Help anyone?
     
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    I found it. HIV+ patients can display necrotic bone sequestrum and this can contribute to loss of biologic width.
     

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