Osteoma – A Report of Two Cases


Affiliations

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

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

Subject Discipline

Dentistry

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