Metastatic disease to the mandible.

  title={Metastatic disease to the mandible.},
  author={Marcy L Schwartz and Soly Baredes and F V Mignogna},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={98 3},
Metastatic lesions to the mandible are rare, comprising less than 1% of all malignancies. Twenty-two cases of metastatic disease to the mandible were seen from 1938 to 1985. The records of 17 cases were available for detailed review. The age range was from 27 to 80 years with a female to male ratio of 12 to 5. A mandibular or paramandibular mass or swelling was the most common presenting sign. Three patients presented with mandibular metastasis prior to the discovery of the primary tumor. In… CONTINUE READING

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