Osteoma of tongue — A short report

  • S. R. Prabhu
  • J. V. Mandke
Short Report


Osteoma of the tongue is a rare benign tumur. Not more than 40 case of this lesion have been reported in literature. The patient was a 30 year old male who presented with a pedunculated hard mobile mass protruding from the dorsal surface of the tongue near foramen cecum. Sections showed a homogeneous bony tissue. A total excision was curative.


Dorsal Surface Branchial Arch Total Excision Short Report Bony Tissue 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. R. Prabhu
    • 1
  • J. V. Mandke
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PathologyT. N. Medical CollageBombay
  2. 2.PathologyT. N. Medical CollegeBombay

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