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Giant osteomata of the mandible.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15188529     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Osteomas are benign tumours of bone. They are uncommon in the jaws and usually present because of facial asymmetry or trismus. Osteomas arising from the lingual aspect of the mandibular ramus are rare and asymptomatic, usually discovered on routine radiography. We present two cases, and discuss their aetiology, presentation and management.
Authors:
N M Goodger; J Jones
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dental update     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0305-5000     ISO Abbreviation:  Dent Update     Publication Date:  2004 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-06-10     Completed Date:  2004-07-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7805969     Medline TA:  Dent Update     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  224-6, 229     Citation Subset:  D    
Affiliation:
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Guy's Hospital, London.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Humans
Male
Mandibular Neoplasms / pathology,  radiography*
Middle Aged
Osteoma / pathology,  radiography*
Radiography, Panoramic

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