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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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Periapical radiograph after six month follow- up. There were no findings of recurrence b There was no sign of recurrent after six months follow-up
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Figure 5: Periapical radiograph after six month follow- up. There were no findings of recurrence b There was no sign of recurrent after six months follow-up

Mentions: An excisional biopsy has been performed and the tumor removed completely. After surgery the patient, has been followed by periodic radiological examinations, together with intraoral and clinical examination in three- month intervals (Figure 5a) and there was no sign of recurrence (Figure 5b).


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

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

Periapical radiograph after six month follow- up. There were no findings of recurrence b There was no sign of recurrent after six months follow-up
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Figure 5: Periapical radiograph after six month follow- up. There were no findings of recurrence b There was no sign of recurrent after six months follow-up
Mentions: An excisional biopsy has been performed and the tumor removed completely. After surgery the patient, has been followed by periodic radiological examinations, together with intraoral and clinical examination in three- month intervals (Figure 5a) and there was no sign of recurrence (Figure 5b).

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