Solitary myofibroma of the adult mandible: a case report

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Abstract

A 43-year-old woman presented with a swelling in the anterior mandible appearing radiographically as a well-defined radiolucency causing mobility of the anterior teeth. A clinical diagnosis of a radicular cyst led to removal of the lesion and the associated mobile teeth. Postoperative histopathology led to a diagnosis of intraosseous solitary myofibroma of the mandible. Solitary lesions of myofibroma are exceedingly rare in adult jaws, with only 3 previously documented cases.

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