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Osteoma of the mandibular condyloid process. Case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  940988     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The incidence of true osteoma in the mandibular condyloid process is extremely rare. An unusual case in a 35-year-old man with a classic picture of facial asymmetry is reported. Because of the microscopic similarity of benign osteogenic neoplasma and the hyperplastic overgrowths, the diagnosis of osteoma is sometimes difficult. We believe that the essential differences between an osteoma and an exostosis lie in the location of the overgrowth, the extent of involvement of the condyle, and the age of the patient. Surgical excision is justified because benign tumors of bone do not invariably retain their innocent characteristics.
Authors:
R Wang-Norderud; R R Ragab
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of plastic and reconstructive surgery     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0036-5556     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg     Publication Date:  1976  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-09-25     Completed Date:  1976-09-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0121375     Medline TA:  Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  77-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Humans
Male
Malocclusion / therapy
Mandibular Condyle* / radiography
Mandibular Neoplasms* / diagnosis,  radiography,  surgery
Orthodontics, Corrective
Osteoma* / diagnosis,  radiography,  surgery

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