Osteoma of the condyle as the cause of limited-mouth opening: a case report

Siar, Chong Huat and Jalil, Ajura Abdul and Ram, Saravanan and Ng, Kok Han (2004) Osteoma of the condyle as the cause of limited-mouth opening: a case report. Journal of Oral Science, 46 (1). pp. 51-3. ISSN 1343-4934

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Official URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15141724

Abstract

Osteoma is a benign tumour consisting of mature bone tissue. It is an uncommon lesion that occurs mainly in the bones of the craniofacial complex. Only a few cases involving the condylar process have been reported. An osteoma of the left condyle causing limited mouth-opening in a 32-year-old Malaysian Chinese female is reported here to alert the practitioner to consider this lesion as a diagnostic possibility in instances of trismus or limited-mouth opening.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adult; Female;
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Divisions: Faculty of Dentistry > Dept of Oral Pathology & Oral Medicine & Periodontology
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2011 04:43
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2019 08:12
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/501

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