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Prevalence of Multiple Miliary Type of Osteoma Cutis in the Maxillofacial Region as an Incidental Finding: A Retrospectıve Cone Beam Computed Tomography Study

This study evaluated the prevalence of multiple miliary type of osteoma cutis in the maxillofacial region among patients of Gulhane Training and Research Hospital Dentomaxillofacial Radiology Department. Twenty-two (3.2%) multiple miliary osteoma cutis cases in maxillofacial region were discovered on 691 patients’ cone beam computed tomography scans.


Objective: Miliary osteoma cutis (MOC) is a rare variant of osteoma cutis in which multiple fragments of bone formations are embedded in the skin. In general, they are asymptomatic, benign and detected incidentally on radiographic examination.

30 May, 2018
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e-Published: 15 Feb, 2019


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