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Desmoplastic fibroma of the mandible: report of a misdiagnosed case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24961082     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Several odontogenic and non-odontogenic tumors and related lesions affecting the jaws share clinical presentation and imaging appearance. However, all cases have to be approached and treated on an individual basis, based on a reliable anatomic pathology diagnosis. The present paper describes a case of a desmoplastic fibroma, which was misdiagnosed as an odontogenic keratocyst, and spotlights the potential benefit and conclusive role of a second opinion in oral and maxillofacial pathology diagnosis. A brief review of the literature is also provided.
Authors:
Jaime S Guerrero; Carlos A Ruiz; Badr A Al-Jandan; Jairo A Bustillo
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association     Volume:  96     ISSN:  0026-2102     ISO Abbreviation:  J Mich Dent Assoc     Publication Date:  2014 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-06-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505621     Medline TA:  J Mich Dent Assoc     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  30-3     Citation Subset:  D    
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