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Recurrent Left Mandibular Enlargement


Carina Schwartz-Dabney, DDS, PhD; Harvey-P-Kessler, DDS, MS; Edward Ellis III, DDS, MS


The following Case Challenge is provided in conjunction with the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

A 35-year old African-American female presented in February 2002 with enlargement of the left face in the area of the posterior mandible and ramus. The enlargement had extended to involve the submandibular area.

After you have finished reviewing the available diagnostic information, make the diagnosis.

Case Author(s)

Dr. Schwartz-Dabney is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX.

Note: Bio information was provided at the time the case challenge was deve...

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