Solitary Intraosseous Neurofibroma of the Mandible

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Tahereh Nosratzehi 1 , Shirin Saravani 1 , Hamideh Kadeh 2 , *

AUTHORS INFORMATION

1 Dental Research Center, Department of Oral Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran

2 Dental Research Center, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pa thology, Faculty of Dentistry, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences , Zahedan, Iran

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 16 (7)
Published Online: April 28, 2014
Article Type: Case Report
Received: October 03, 2013
Accepted: November 20, 2013

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Abstract

Neurofibroma is a benign neoplasm derived from peripheral nerve cells. Neurofibroma can occur as a solitary tumor also it may associate with neurofibromatosis. Intraosseous neurofibroma is a rare tumor particularly in the oral cavity. So far, few cases of solitary intraosseous neurofibroma of the mandible have been reported.

In the present study, a 39 years old woman which has a diagnosis of solitary intraosseous neurofibroma of the mandible is reported. Clinical, radiographic, histopathologic and immunohistochemical features are described.

Keywords

Intraosseous Neurofibroma Mandible

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