Primary mandibular bone xanthoma. A case report.


We describe a case of a xanthoma located in the mandible of an 11-year-old boy. The lesion, apparently benign, did not produce pain. It did, however, produce mandibular expansion by infiltration. In jaws, xanthoma has been very rare; in order to diagnose primary xanthoma, it was necessary to discount other histological entities or the association of… (More)


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@article{Mateo2004PrimaryMB, title={Primary mandibular bone xanthoma. A case report.}, author={Mariano Marqu{\'e}s Mateo and Miguel Puche Torres and Luis Miragall Alba and Mar{\'i}a Eugenia Iglesias Gimilio and Jos{\'e} Vicente Pascual Gil}, journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery}, year={2004}, volume={33 8}, pages={806-7} }