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Peripheral osteoma of the zygoma: literature review and case presentation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18564657     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Osteoma is a benign, bone forming tumor that is uncommon in the jaws. The aetiology of osteomas is unknown but trauma, infection and developmental abnormalities have been implicated. Solitary osteoma may be classified as peripheral, central and extraskeletal, while multiple osteomas may be associated with Gardner's syndrome. We report a case of solitary peripheral osteoma of the zygoma with a review of literature.
V I Akinmoladun; A O Akadiri; A A Olusanya
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  African journal of medicine and medical sciences     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0309-3913     ISO Abbreviation:  Afr J Med Med Sci     Publication Date:  2007 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-20     Completed Date:  2008-07-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7801013     Medline TA:  Afr J Med Med Sci     Country:  Nigeria    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  381-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria.
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MeSH Terms
Bone Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Osteoma / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Zygoma / pathology*,  surgery

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