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CASE REPORT Table of Contents   
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 2-6
Odontogenic myxoma: A causality dilemma – Report of a nonpareil case and review of literature


1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Supriya Dental Clinic, Nizamabad, Telangana, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Meghna Institute of Dental Sciences, Nizamabad, Telangana, India
3 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Karnavati School of Dentistry, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sugunakar Raju Godishala Swamy
Supriya Dental Clinic, Opp. Bustand lane, Khaleelwadi, Nizamabad, Telangana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jomfp.JOMFP_120_16

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Odontogenic myxoma is a benign locally aggressive neoplasm with a sparse prevalence and incertitude histogenesis. They constitute 3%–6% of odontogenic tumors in gnathic bones. It is ubiquitously seen between vicenarian to early quadragenarian group with female proclivity and fondness to the mandibular jaws. They are silent lesions clinically and show myxoid stroma amidst fibrous background. This report highlights central odontogenic myxoma in a 43-year-old male patient and focuses on concepts, differential diagnosis, molecular concepts and treatment aspect.


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