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An expanded odontogenic myxoma in maxilla.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21266837     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Odontogenic myxomas are considered to be a benign odontogenic tumor with locally aggressive behavior, non-metastasizing neoplasm of the jaw bones. It derives from the dental mesenchyme or periodontal ligament. Despite the benign nature of these lesions, there is a high rate of local recurrence after curettage alone and in certain cases requires adequate resection. This paper describes a case of a large odontogenic myxoma in the maxilla, emphasizing a discussion on the differential diagnosis related to radiological findings and the surgical treatment.
Authors:
Bruno Ramos Chrcanovic; Márcio Bruno Figueiredo do Amaral; Helenice de Andrade Marigo; Belini Freire-Maia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Stomatologija / issued by public institution "Odontologijos studija" ... [et al.]     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1392-8589     ISO Abbreviation:  Stomatologija     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101248498     Medline TA:  Stomatologija     Country:  Lithuania    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  122-8     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais, Av. Raja Gabaglia, 1000 / 1209 - Gutierrez - Belo Horizonte, MG - CEP 30380-090, Brazil. brunochrcanovic@hotmail.com.
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