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CASE REPORT

Odontogenic Myxoma of the Maxilla: A Report of Unusual Pediatric Case

Vijeev Vasudevan, Usha Mohan Das, V Manjunath, Radhika Manoj Bavle, M Sudhakar, Nanda Kumar, Srinath

Keywords : Multilocular, Odontogenic myxoma, Odontogenic tumor,Maxillary sinus

Citation Information : Vasudevan V, Mohan Das U, Manjunath V, Manoj Bavle R, Sudhakar M, Kumar N, S. Odontogenic Myxoma of the Maxilla: A Report of Unusual Pediatric Case. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2011; 4 (3):264-268.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1123

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Odontogenic myxoma (OM) is a rare and locally benign neoplasm of high aggressive behavior found exclusively in the jaws. OM commonly occurs in the second and third decade, its quite rare to find in maxilla that to invading the maxillary sinus completely. The lesion often grows without symptoms and presents as a painless swelling. The radiographic features are variable, and the diagnosis is therefore not easy. This article presents a case of OM of maxilla in a 13-year-old boy, which was previously diagnosed as fibrosseous lesion with the help of CT.


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