Peripheral Osteoma Of The Mandible-A Case Report

Document Type : Primary Research paper

Authors

1 Professor, Oral Medicine And Maxillofacial Radiology,Ragas Dental College And Hospital, Uthandi,Chennai

2 Professor, Oral Pathology And Microbiology , Sree Balaji Dental College And Hospital, Bharat Institute Of Higher Education And Research (Biher),Chennai

3 post Graduate, Oral Medicine And Maxillofacial Radiology, Ragas Dental College And Hospital, Uthandi, Chennai

Abstract

Osteomas Are Benign Osteogenic Tumour Characterised By Proliferation Of Compact Or Cancellous Bone. The Three Varieties Of Osteoma Are Central Variant Arising From Endosteum, The Peripheral Variant Arising From Periosteum And The Extra Skeletal Soft Tissue Osteomas Arising Within A Muscle. Osteoma Arising In Facial Bone Is A Rare Entity. Peripheral Osteoma Has Been Known To Occur In Frontal, Ethmoid And Maxillary Sinuses But Not Common In Jaw Bones. We Describe Here A Case Report Of Peripheral Osteoma Of Mandible In A Middle-Aged Female Patient.

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