Odontogenic myxoma of the maxilla: A report of a rare case and review on histogenetic and diagnostic concepts

@inproceedings{Shah2011OdontogenicMO,
  title={Odontogenic myxoma of the maxilla: A report of a rare case and review on histogenetic and diagnostic concepts},
  author={Ajaz Ahmad Shah and Parveen Akhter Lone and Suhail Latoo and Irshad Ahmed and Altaf Hussain Malik and Shahid Hassan and Aijaz Naik and Rizwan Ur Rashid},
  booktitle={National journal of maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2011}
}
Odontogenic myxoma (OM) is a rare and locally invasive benign neoplasm (comprising of 3-6% of all odontogenic tumors) found exclusively in the jaws. OM commonly occurs in the second and third decades, and the mandible is involved more commonly than the maxilla. The lesion often grows without symptoms and presents as a painless swelling. The radiographic… CONTINUE READING