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Cemento-Ossifying Fibroma of Mandible - A Case Report with a Review of Literature

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.211

ABSTRACT

Cemento-osseous dysplasia (COD) is a non-neoplastic process usually confined to the tooth-bearing areas of the jaws or the edentulous alveolar processes. It is mostly seen in the third and fourth decades of life. It is mostly seen in women, and the mandible is the most common location in 70% of the cases in the premolar-molar region. The present case report was a case of cement-ossifying fibroma with clinical features and radiographic features in a 23-year-old female patient.

Accepted: 
04 Jun, 2015
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e-Published: 01 Dec, 2015

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Complications of Mandibular Fracture: Study of the Treatment Methods in Calabar, Nigeria

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.150
Pages: 
349–53
Synopsis: 
This study of complications of mandibular fractures according to the method of treatment used for the management shows that the older methods of treatment can still be relied upon in modern day practice.

ABSTRACT

Objective: The plethora of techniques available for the treatment of mandibular fractures suggests that there is controversy regarding their definitive outcome. The purpose of this study was to clinically study the complications associated with the different treatment methods of mandibular fractures at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Nigeria.

Accepted: 
27 Aug, 2013
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e-Published: 08 May, 2014

Ewing's Sarcoma Localized in the Mandible: A Case Report

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.099
Pages: 
444–6

ABSTRACT

Ewing's sarcoma is one of the most aggressive primary bone tumours. Ewing's sarcoma arising from the bones of the head and neck region is extremely rare; only 4–9% of all Ewing's sarcoma originate in this region. We report a case of Ewing's sarcoma localized in the mandible because of its unusual presentation.

Accepted: 
23 Apr, 2014
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e-Published: 23 Apr, 2015
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