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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 110
Osteochondroma at the angle of mandible: A rare case


1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Rajarajeshwari Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Professor and Consultant Pathologist, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Rajarajeshwari Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. N S Mamatha
Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Rajarajeshwari Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560 060
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.157221

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Osteochondroma (OC) is one of the most common benign tumor of osseous and cartilaginous origin. It usually occurs in the skeletal bones and very rarely in craniofacial region. In the craniofacial region, condyle and coronoid process of the mandible are the most commonly affected areas. The present article reports the extremely rare case of OC arising from the angle of the mandible causing facial asymmetry.


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