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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 382-385

Osteosarcoma of mandible: Detailed radiographic assessment of a case

1 Department of Oral Pathology, Jodhpur Dental College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
2 Department of Oral Pathology, Sree Mookambika Institute of Dental Sciences, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Jaipur Dental College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
4 Department of Oral Pathology, SGT Dental College and Hospital, Gurgaon, Haryana, India

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Piyush Arora
Department of Oral Pathology, Jodhpur Dental College, Village, Boranada, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
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DOI: 10.4103/0976-237X.118355

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Osteosarcoma (OS) is a malignant connective tissue tumor originating from bone and is the most common primary bone malignancy of long bones but seldom arises in jaw bones. Osteosarcoma of jaws is frequently seen arising in the second and third decade as compared to earlier occurrences in other bones and show a slight predilection for body of mandible. It is a highly malignant tumor with varied radiographic features. We present a case with detailed radiographic assessment using intraoral radiograph, computed tomography (CT), 3-D CT, CT angiography techniques and histological evaluation.

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