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2020

COTM APRIL 2020

Case from Dr Ali Khurram (Sheffield, UK)

CLINICAL DETAILS

A 17 year old male patient presented with a 28 mm well defined mixed dentisty lesion involving the left body of the mandible in close association with the roots of the LR7 (2nd molar tooth). There was expansion of the right mandible with perforation of the lingual cortex and deviation of the ID canal.

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The lesion was biopsied and sent for histological examination.(click on link below). 

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COTM MARCH 2020

Case from Dr Oluyori Adegun and Dr Amrita Jay (UCL, UK)

CLINICAL DETAILS

A 50-year-old man presented with left nasal blockage, blurred vision and a feeling of asymmetry of his globe position. He has a past medical history of renal cell carcinoma, secondary polycythaemia and hypertension. MRI scan showed a tumour filling the left maxillary antrum, bulging into the left nasal cavity and extending onto the maxillary alveolus. The left orbital floor was elevated causing mild proptosis (not shown). (See image below).

The lesion was biopsied and sent for histological examination.(click on link below). 

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COTM JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2020

Case from Dr Ali Khurram (University of Sheffield, UK).

CLINICAL DETAILS

A 12 year old boy presented with hyperplastic gingivae in the upper midline regin betwee nthe central incisors. Examination showed a slight swelling of the upper lip in addition to 'cobblestoning' of the buccal mucosa.

An incisional biopsy of the gingival tissue was sent for histopathological examination

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