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Children 2017, 4(10), 91; https://doi.org/10.3390/children4100091

Solitary Intra-Osseous Myofibroma of the Jaw: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Goa Dental College & Hospital, Goa 403202, India
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Received: 16 September 2017 / Revised: 17 October 2017 / Accepted: 18 October 2017 / Published: 24 October 2017
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Abstract

Myofibroma is a rare benign spindle cell neoplasm in children that usually affects both soft tissue and bone in the head and neck region. Approximately one third of these cases are seen within jaw bones as solitary lesions. Solitary intra-osseous myofibroma of the jaw bone shares its clinical, radiographic and histological features with other spindle cell tumors. The rarity of this lesion can make diagnosis difficult for clinicians and pathologists. We report a case of a solitary intra-osseous myofibroma in the mandible of a nine-year-old child. View Full-Text
Keywords: solitary myofibroma; intra-osseous; mandible solitary myofibroma; intra-osseous; mandible
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Dhupar, A.; Carvalho, K.; Sawant, P.; Spadigam, A.; Syed, S. Solitary Intra-Osseous Myofibroma of the Jaw: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Children 2017, 4, 91.

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