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Angiomyoma in the buccal space.
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PMID:  20856064     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Angiomyoma is a rare benign tumor originated from vascular smooth muscle cells, in other words, the tunica media, and the characteristic is the detection of numerous blood vessels together with spindle-shape smooth muscle cells. In most cases, it occurs in the subcutaneous tissue of the limbs, especially in the lower limbs, but it is very rare that it occurs in the head and neck area. In the head and neck area, it is developed most frequently in the larynx and the turbinates, and in addition, the development in the oral cavity (lip, hard palate, tonsil), nose, ear, cheek, parotid gland, and submandibular region has been reported. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case report of angiomyoma that developed in the buccal space and some reviews of the literature.
Authors:
Hye-Young Kim; Sung-No Jung; Ho Kwon; Won-Il Sohn; Suk-Ho Moon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of craniofacial surgery     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1536-3732     ISO Abbreviation:  J Craniofac Surg     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9010410     Medline TA:  J Craniofac Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1634-5     Citation Subset:  D    
Affiliation:
Department of Plastic Surgery, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Uijongbu, Korea.
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