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Mandibular cementoblastoma: Case report

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Cementoblastoma is a rare benign lesion that represents less than 1% of all odontogenic tumours. It’s characterized by proliferation of cementum-like tissue and in almost all cases tends to be associated with an erupted permanent tooth, most often the first mo- lar. We present an unusual case of a large cemento-blastoma that affected the right mandibular body, extending from the first premolar to the second molar, of a 19-years-old male. In this case an initial surgery was attempted under local anaesthesia, resulting in incomplete tumor removal. A second surgical procedure was performed under general anaesthesia, ensuring the complete excision of the lesion. The patient was monitored for 1 year after surgery and did not show any signs of recurrence.

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Milani, C. , Thomé, C. , Kamikawa, R. , da Silva, M. and Machado, M. (2012) Mandibular cementoblastoma: Case report. Open Journal of Stomatology, 2, 50-53. doi: 10.4236/ojst.2012.21009.

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