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Oral Health and Dental Management

Oral Health and Dental Management
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ISSN: 2247-2452

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Pravin Kumar Jaiswal

Department of Head and Neck Oncology Unit, Nepal Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Nepal

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  • Case Report   
    Huge Osteosarcoma of Mandible in a 16 Year Girl: A Case Report
    Author(s): Prabhat Chandra Thakur, Pravin Kumar Jaiswal*, Sishir Sharma, Surendra Basnet, Krishna Nagarkoti and Sudeep Amatya

    Osteosarcomas are primary malignant bone tumors in which mesenchymal cells produce osteoid. It is generally the most common malignant bone neoplasm, although lesions of the jaw are uncommon. Osteosarcoma of the Jaw (JOS) presents a lower incidence of metastasis and a better prognosis than osteosarcoma of the long bones. However, patients with JOS can exhibit advanced tumors, mainly when early diagnosis is not performed. This article reports on a case of an advanced osteosarcoma of the mandible. A 16-year-old lady came for evaluation and treatment of lower jaw mass. The patient had been noticing loose teeth and progressively enlarging mass since 3 months. Computed tomography showed large heterogenous lesion measuring 8.4 × 6.8 cm arising from mandible with cortical destruction and periosteal reaction. She had undergone incisional biopsy which revealed ill circum.. Read More»

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