Osteoma – A Report of Two Cases


  • Tamil Nadu Government Dental College & Hospital, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Chennai, 600003, India


Osteomas are benign, slow-growing osteogenic tumors commonly occurring in the craniofacial bones. Osteomas are characterized by the proliferation of compact and/or cancellous bone. It can be of a central, peripheral, or extraskeletal type. The peripheral type arises from the periosteum and is rarely seen in the mandible. We deal with the report of two cases of osteoma with no history of any trauma and emphasis on radiological findings.


Peripheral Osteoma, Periosteum, Osteogenic Tumour, Benign, Cancellous Bone.

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