Disfiguring Giant Odontogenic Myxoma of Mandible: A Case Report with Brief Review of Literature

  • Sunil Kumar
  • Pravesh Mehra
  • Zeeshan AhmadEmail author
  • Y. B. Singh
Clinical Report


Odontogenic myxoma is an uncommon benign but locally aggressive tumor which exclusively arises from tooth bearing areas. We are reporting a case of a giant slow growing odontogenic myxoma of mandible in a 16-year-old girl causing significant functional and cosmetic problem. Giant size of the tumor has caused facial disfigurement, mental agony and foul smell, because of which the patient confined herself in the house and lived the reclusive social life. Tumor was widely excised and reconstruction done with titanium plate.


Odontogenic Myxoma Giant Disfiguring Mandible Myxoma face 


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Conflict of interest

Dr. Sunil Kumar declares that he has no conflict of interest. Dr. Pravesh Mehra declares that he has no conflict of interest. Dr. Zeeshan Ahmad declares that he has no conflict of interest. Dr. Yumlemban Singh declares that he has no conflict of interest.

Ethical Approval

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

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Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ENTLady Hardinge Medical CollegeNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryLady Hardinge Medical CollegeNew DelhiIndia

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