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SOUZA, Denis Pimenta e; JUNQUEIRA, José Luiz Cintra  and  RAITZ, Ricardo. Mandible condyle osteochondroma: clinical case report. RGO, Rev. Gaúch. Odontol. [online]. 2017, vol.65, n.4, pp.371-375. ISSN 1981-8637.

Osteochondroma is one of the most common benign bone tumours. However, it a rare in the mandibular condyle. Depending on the symptoms and duration of the osteochondroma, the management ranges from excision of the tumor alone to condylectomy along with tumor excision. This paper presents a case of Osteochondroma after surgical treatment affecting the mandible of a 39-year-old man and highlights the diagnosis, surgical procedures and 3-year follow-up period. At the clinical examination, the patient presented severe mandibular lateral deviation to the right, left side disocclusion with a slight oral opening limitation, dental abrasion compatible with bruxism and class III. After 3-year follow-up 3 years later revealed that the surgical management posed was successful for Osteochondroma and the patient is currently under regular review.

Keywords : Cone beam computed tomography; Diagnosis; Osteochondroma; Treatment.

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