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J Dent Sch GYEAR__, 22(4): 590-596 Back to browse issues page
Intraosseous Mucoepidemoid Carcinoma of the jaw in children: case report
Abbas Khodayari Namin Corresponding Author: Dr. *1, Mohammad Moshref Dr., Behnam Eslami Dr., Atefe Mashhadi MIghani Dr.
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Purpose: This report presents an extremely rare tumor and provides information to deal with such tumors intraosseous mucoepidermoid carcinoma. It's pathogenesis is still unknown and is rare in children. The conservative surgical procedures result to metastasis.

Case Report: An 11 year old girl was referred for a nonpainful swelling in maxillary region. Central mucoepidermoid carcinoma was diagnosed by clinical and paraclinical examinations. The lining of maxillary sinus was considered to be the source of the tumor. Hemimaxillectomy and adjuvant radiotherapy was performed as treatment option and patient was reported to be in good health.

Conclusion: Early diagnosis and radical resection with adjuvant radiotherapy offered the best chance for eradication of this tumor and that essential to prevent local recurrence and late distant methastasis.

J Dent Sch 2005 22(4): 590 

Keywords: Intraosseous Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma, Jaw, Children
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Special
Received: 2006/09/6
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Khodayari Namin A, Moshref M, Eslami B, Mashhadi MIghani A. Intraosseous Mucoepidemoid Carcinoma of the jaw in children: case report. J Dent Sch. 2005; 22 (4) :590-596
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Volume 22, Issue 4 (Winter 2005) Back to browse issues page
مجله دانشکده دندانپزشکی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی شهید بهشتی Shahid Beheshti University Dental Journal
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