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atypical multiple benign osteoblastomas accompanied by simple bone cysts

Thursday 1 March 2012

Synopsis

- atypical benign osteoblastomas
- multiple sites in the maxilla and mandible
- association with simple bone cysts
- hazy or ground-glass-like semiradiolucent lesions with well-defined or poorly-defined margins on conventional radiographs
- proliferation of plump osteoblast-like cells forming trabeculae of osteoid
- immature bone in a well-vascularized stroma
- simple bone cysts associated with a radiolucent-radiopaque lesion consisting of lamellar bone and loose connective tissue

References

- Atypical multiple benign osteoblastomas accompanied by simple bone cysts. A case report. Asada Y, Suzuki I, Suzuki M, Fukushima M. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 1991 May;19(4):166-71. PMID: 1880210