Desmoplastic fibromas are rare, benign bone tumours, which often behave in a locally aggressive manner. In the head and neck region they are most commonly seen in the mandible and have been treated in various ways. We present an unusual presentation of the lesion, which was subsequently treated by the less commonly used technique of enucleation, with good… (More)
Anatomically, the surgical management of tongue base lesions is a challenging prospect for any head and neck surgeon. William Trotter described a median labio-mandibular glossotomy for access to such lesions (Meis JM, Enzinger FM. Myolipoma of soft tissue. Am J Surg Pathol 1991;15:121-5). Not widely reported, this approach still remains an important tool in… (More)
This article discusses a rare cause of facial swelling secondary to an ectopic mandibular third molar and highlights the important of not overlooking plain radiographs when investigating facial swellings.