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Early Diagnosis: A Seeming Misfortune for Osteosarcoma of Mandible—Rare Case Report

  • Ashvin WaghEmail author
  • Gauri Kokane
  • Shoeb Jendi
  • Shuaib Khatib
  • Jagruti Mistry
  • Kedar Vaidya
Clinical Report

Abstract

Osteosarcoma is a mesenchymal malignant tumour of long bones; it is the second most common malignancy of bone after multiple myeloma but it rarely affects jaw, accounting only for 4–8% of all osteosarcomas (Baumhoer et al. in Oral Oncol 50(2):147–153, 2014). The rare occurrence of tumour makes it challenging to diagnose either by radiographic or histopathologic examination. Here we presented a rare case of chondroblastic variant of osteosarcoma of body of mandible in a 54 year old female.

Keywords

Osteosarcoma Mandible Malignancy Bone sarcoma 

Notes

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Conflict of interest

Authors declare no conflict of interest.

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This paper was exempted from ethical approval.

Informed Consent

Written informed consent was on obtained from patient.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryYogita Dental College and HospitalKhed, RatnagiriIndia

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