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Odontogenic Myxoma: A Case Report and Retrospective Analysis of Five Cases

Tejraj Pundalik Kale, SM Kotrashetti, Sruthi Janardhan

Citation Information : Kale TP, Kotrashetti S, Janardhan S. Odontogenic Myxoma: A Case Report and Retrospective Analysis of Five Cases. World J Dent 2010; 1 (3):193-197.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10015-1038

Published Online: 01-12-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; The Author(s).


Abstract

Odontogenic myxoma is a rare, locally aggressive, benign tumor of the jaws representing less than 0.5% of all bone tumors and only 3 to 6% of odontogenic tumors. This article reviews five cases of the same treated in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, KLE's VK Institute of Dental Sciences between 1993 and 2010. One case of left maxillary sinus odontogenic myxoma in a 30-year-old female patient was of aggressive nature and has been described in detail in this report.


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