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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 402-405

Osteoblastoma of mandible: A unique entity


1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Haldia Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Haldia, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Institute of Dental Sciences, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sucharu Ghosh
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, Pennsylvania
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ccd.ccd_676_18

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Osteoblastoma is an uncommon osteoblastic tumor that rarely involves facial bones. It is an uncommon lesion that accounts for 1% of all bone tumors and about 3% of all benign bone tumors. Here, we present a case of 35-year-old female with benign osteoblastoma on the right side of the mandible which was growing for the past 3 years. Clinical presentation, radiologic and histologic features, and treatment and follow-up of this patient are discussed in this paper. Proper diagnosis of this lesion is very important because of its similarity to others lesions. There are very few reported cases of this rare entity; the primary aim of this article is to add more cases of this rare phenomenon to literature and provide a descriptive review.


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