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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 107-110

Giant aneurysmal bone cyst of the mandible: A case report and review of literature


Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, NIMS Dental College, Shobha Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Gaurav Bharadwaj
NIMS Dental College, Shobha Nagar, Jaipur-Delhi National Highway, Jaipur, Rajasthan
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0975-5950.117819

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Aneurysmal bone cysts are rare benign lesions of bone tissue. They are composed of vascular spaces blood-filled and surrounded by fibrous tissue septa. They are considered as pseudo cysts because of lack of epithelial lining. Here, we describe a giant case of ABC in 12-year-old female child having a massive swelling over the right side of the mandible treated with segmental resection and reconstruction with a reconstruction plate. Case is also discussed with the review of literature.


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