Case Studies | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019
Osteochondroma Arising from Zygomatic Arch - A Case Report
Dr. V. Srinivasulu Reddy, Dr. M. Suresh Kumar, Dr. K. Amarnath, Dr. A. Sreevaishnavi
WHO defines osteochondroma (also known as osteocartilagenous exostosis) as a cartilage capped bony protrusion on the external surface of bone. It is one of the most common benign bone tumor and occurs in any facial bone that develops by endochondral ossification. The craniofacial regions are not common sites of osteochondromas. Reported regions of occurrence in craniofacial skeleton include skull base, maxillary sinus, zygomatic arch and mandible. The mean age of occurrence is the fourth decade of life with more prediction towards females. Malignant transformation of osteochondroma is very rare with
Keywords: osteochondroma, craniofacial skeleton, pathogenesis, occurrence, recurrence rate
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019
Pages: 1444 - 1446
How to Cite this Article?
Dr. V. Srinivasulu Reddy, Dr. M. Suresh Kumar, Dr. K. Amarnath, Dr. A. Sreevaishnavi, "Osteochondroma Arising from Zygomatic Arch - A Case Report", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20196410, Volume 8 Issue 3, March 2019, 1444 - 1446
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