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Odontogenic myxoma of maxilla in an atypical location: a case report.

Ghalayani P, Jahanshahi G, Mohagheghiyan H - J Dent (Shiraz) (2013)

Bottom Line: Odontogenic myxoma is a rare and locally invasive benign neoplasm found exclusively in jaws.The odontogenic myxoma is a rare entity found in both jaws while the mandible is involved more commonly than the maxilla.We present a kind of odontogenic myxoma in a 24-year old male that was found in an unusual location.

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Affiliation: Dept. of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Isfahan University of Medical Science, Isfahan, Iran.

ABSTRACT
Odontogenic myxoma is a rare and locally invasive benign neoplasm found exclusively in jaws. It presents local invasiveness and tendency to recurrence. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the odontogenic myxoma is classified as an odontogenic tumor of ectomesenchymal origin. The odontogenic myxoma is a rare entity found in both jaws while the mandible is involved more commonly than the maxilla. We present a kind of odontogenic myxoma in a 24-year old male that was found in an unusual location.

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Figure 1: Intraoral examination revealing no buccal and palatal swelling

Mentions: medicine, Esfahan Dental School (Esfahan University of Medical Sciences) for orthodontic treatment, complaining of diastema between his anterior teeth. Initially, the patient had no signs and symptoms such as pain and swelling (Figure 1).


Odontogenic myxoma of maxilla in an atypical location: a case report.

Ghalayani P, Jahanshahi G, Mohagheghiyan H - J Dent (Shiraz) (2013)

Intraoral examination revealing no buccal and palatal swelling
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Figure 1: Intraoral examination revealing no buccal and palatal swelling
Mentions: medicine, Esfahan Dental School (Esfahan University of Medical Sciences) for orthodontic treatment, complaining of diastema between his anterior teeth. Initially, the patient had no signs and symptoms such as pain and swelling (Figure 1).

Bottom Line: Odontogenic myxoma is a rare and locally invasive benign neoplasm found exclusively in jaws.The odontogenic myxoma is a rare entity found in both jaws while the mandible is involved more commonly than the maxilla.We present a kind of odontogenic myxoma in a 24-year old male that was found in an unusual location.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Dept. of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Isfahan University of Medical Science, Isfahan, Iran.

ABSTRACT
Odontogenic myxoma is a rare and locally invasive benign neoplasm found exclusively in jaws. It presents local invasiveness and tendency to recurrence. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the odontogenic myxoma is classified as an odontogenic tumor of ectomesenchymal origin. The odontogenic myxoma is a rare entity found in both jaws while the mandible is involved more commonly than the maxilla. We present a kind of odontogenic myxoma in a 24-year old male that was found in an unusual location.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus