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Asymptomatic Alveolar Swelling After a Tooth Extraction


Anne Cale Jones, DDS; H. Stan McGuff, DDS; Michaell A. Huber, DDS


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

Carmen is a 53-year-old female who presents with an asymptomatic alveolar swelling and a history of a recent extraction.

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

Case Author(s)

Anne Cale Jones graduated from the University of Alabama in 1981 with the Bachelor of Science degree (Magna Cum Laude) in Natural Sciences. She received a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (Magna Cum Laude) from the Medical College of Virgini...

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