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Chondrosarcoma of the mandible: Case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21467004     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Chondrosarcoma is a malignant cartilaginous tumor that rarely occurs in the maxillofacial bones. A 44-year-old woman complained about swelling and mild pain during mastication in the right parasymphysis region. Clinical and radiographic examinations revealed characteristics of osteosarcoma. A microscopic examination revealed an abundant proliferation of malignant neoplastic cartilage cells of varying sizes arranged as immature tissue and the absence of an osteoid matrix. This article presents a case of chondrosarcoma of the jaw and discusses the differences between osteosarcoma and chondrosarcoma.
Authors:
Yonara Maria Freire Soares Marques; Marina de Deus Moura; Karen Renata Nakamura Hiraki; Steno Sobottka Pieri; Eder Magno de Oliveira; Andrea Mantesso
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  General dentistry     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0363-6771     ISO Abbreviation:  Gen Dent     Publication Date:    2009 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7610466     Medline TA:  Gen Dent     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e47-50     Citation Subset:  D    
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