Odontogenic myxoma of the maxilla: surgical management and case report.

@article{Murphy2017OdontogenicMO,
  title={Odontogenic myxoma of the maxilla: surgical management and case report.},
  author={Colm F Murphy and Roisin M. Hayes and Michael B. McDermott and Gerard J Kearns},
  journal={Irish journal of medical science},
  year={2017},
  volume={186 1},
  pages={243-246}
}
BACKGROUND Odontogenic myxoma is a benign odontogenic tumour of the jaw [1]. This tumour often presents as an asymptomatic expansile lesion without sensory nerve changes [2]. It is thought to arise from mesenchymal origin with cells of microscopic similarity to dental pulp and follicle [3]. Radiographically it presents most often as a multiloculated radiolucency [2]. It is a locally aggressive lesion which may require extensive treatment to prevent recurrence. METHOD The authors present the… CONTINUE READING

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