Solitary osteochondroma of the mandibular symphysis

Emiko Tanaka, S. Iida, H. Tsuji, M. Kogo, M. Morita

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Abstract

Osteochondroma is a benign neoplasm that usually develops in long bones and very rarely occurs in craniofacial bones. Nearly all reported mandibular osteochondromas have arisen in the condyle and the coronoid process, and occurrence in other locations is extremely rare. We describe a case of osteochondroma arising from the inferior border of the mandibular symphysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)625-626
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Volume33
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2004
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Bone neoplasm
  • Mandibular symphysis
  • Osteochondroma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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