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Primary osteogenic sarcoma of the maxilla

October 1, 2010  |  Raafat Makary, MD, Sania Shuja, MD, Ruis Fernandes, DMD, MD, Robert Malyapa, MD, and Nelson Goldman, MD

Calcified maxillary cyst secondary to a foreign-body reaction at the site of a remote tooth extraction

January 1, 2010  |  Alexander Langerman, MD, Farhad Sigari, MS, MD, and Robert Naclerio, MD


Unilateral sinus disease has a wide differential diagnosis. When a patient has a history of maxillary dental work on the same side as the sinusitis, a foreign entity introduced during or subsequent to the dental manipulation must be considered. We present a case of calcified...

Surgical treatment is warranted in aggressive central giant cell granuloma: A report of 2 cases

March 1, 2009  |  Jason Roberts, MD, Carol Shores, MD, and Austin S. Rose, MD


Central giant cell granuloma (CGCG) is a benign but locally destructive lesion of the mandible or maxilla that presents most often in the second and third decades of life. Reports of treatment include curettage or complete en bloc resection and nonsurgical approaches such as...

Dentigerous cyst of the maxilla with impacted tooth displaced into orbital rim and floor

March 1, 2008  |  Morton Litvin, DDS, Domenic Caprice, DMD, and Leonard Infranco, DMD


We report a case of dentigerous cyst of the maxilla and maxillary sinus that caused the ectopic displacement of an unerupted tooth into the orbital rim and floor. After an incisional biopsy, marsupialization of the lesion promoted its involution and stimulated osteogenesis....

Transcranial trigeminal schwannoma

September 1, 2007  |  Daniel H. Coelho, MD; Nilesh Vasan, MD, FRACS

A 51-year-old man fell while hiking and sustained a mild concussion and a fractured lower leg. Computed tomography (CT) of the head detected no intracranial pathology, but it did incidentallyshow a mass in the right infratemporal fossa. 

Odontogenic myxoma of the maxilla

August 1, 2007  |  Bernardo Boleaga-Durán, MD; Enrique Palacios, MD

Odontogenic myxomas are rare benign tumors that can exert destructive effects in some cases. They typically affect patients between the ages of 20 and 40 years, although some pediatric cases have been reported

Melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy

June 1, 2006  |  Brenda L. Nelson, DDS; Lester D.R. Thompson, MD, FASCP

Ossifying fibroma of the maxilla

August 1, 2004  |  Hugh Robertson, MD, FACR; Enrique Palacios, MD, FACR

Ossifying fibroma of the jaw

July 1, 2004  |  Francis H. Gannon, MD; Lester D.R. Thompson, MD


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