Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2014  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 35--37

Peripheral osteoma of the mandible with radiologic and histopathologic findings


Asli Tanrivermis Sayit1, Gokhan Kutlar2, Ilkay Sedakat Idilman3, Pinar Hediye Gunbey4, Asuman Celik5 
1 Department of Radiology, Samsun Gazi State Hospital, Samsun, Turkey
2 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Samsun Gazi State Hospital, Samsun, Turkey
3 Department of Radiology, Ankara Ataturk Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
4 Department of Radiology, Samsun Education and Research Hospital, Samsun, Turkey
5 Department of Pathology, Samsun Gazi State Hospital, Samsun, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Asli Tanrivermis Sayit
Department of Radiology, Samsun Gazi State Hospital, Samsun
Turkey

Osteomas are benign, slow growing osteogenic tumors. They are often occurring in the craniofacial bones but rarely originates from the mandible. Osteomas have three varieties as central, peripheral and extraskeletal. Central and peripheral osteomas are often seen in the facial bones. Peripheral osteoma often located in the frontal, ethmoid and maxillary sinus, but rarely occurs in the jaws. Usually they are asymptomatic and discovered incidentally during radiological and clinical examinations. Osteomas are characterized with well-defined, rounded or oval radiopaque mass in the computed tomography. Herein, we report a rare case of peripheral osteoma of the lower part of the mandible in a 19-year-old female with radiologic and pathologic findings.


How to cite this article:
Sayit AT, Kutlar G, Idilman IS, Gunbey PH, Celik A. Peripheral osteoma of the mandible with radiologic and histopathologic findings.J Oral Maxillofac Radiol 2014;2:35-37


How to cite this URL:
Sayit AT, Kutlar G, Idilman IS, Gunbey PH, Celik A. Peripheral osteoma of the mandible with radiologic and histopathologic findings. J Oral Maxillofac Radiol [serial online] 2014 [cited 2020 Feb 29 ];2:35-37
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