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Imaging Sci Dent. 2014 Sep;44(3):237-41. doi: 10.5624/isd.2014.44.3.237. Epub 2014 Sep 17.

Multiple fibromyxomas of the jaws: A case report.

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Oral Radiology Department, Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt.

Abstract

Fibromyxoma of the jaw is a rare benign mesenchymal odontogenic tumor with locally aggressive behavior. In the present report, a 13-year-old female patient presented to our university hospital with delayed eruption of some of her teeth. A panoramic radiograph taken at the initial examination revealed four pericoronal radiolucencies related to the four third molars. Thereafter, a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examination was performed. After the surgical removal of these molars, the microscopic examination diagnosed the four lesions as fibromyxomas. Here, we have discussed the clinical, panoramic radiography, MRI, and histopathological findings of the case.

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Fibroma, Jaw; Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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