Indian Journal of Otolaryngology

, Volume 32, Issue 3, pp 91–92 | Cite as

Aneurysmal bone cyst of the maxilla

  • S. C. Gupta
  • H. K. Mehrotra
  • S. C. Gupta


A rare case of an aneurysmal bone cyst of the maxilla presenting clinically as proptosis with characteristic histological features is being reported.


Fibrous Dysplasia Bone Cyst Aneurysmal Bone Cyst Chondroblastoma Maxillary Antrum 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. C. Gupta
    • 1
  • H. K. Mehrotra
    • 1
  • S. C. Gupta
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Pathology and E.N.T.M.L.N. Medical CollegeAllahabad (U.P.)

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