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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Maxillary Osteosarcoma In A Young Patient Undergoing Postorthodontic Treatment Follow-up: The Importance Of Ongoing Oral Examinations.
Author: Santos-Silva, Alan Roger
Ribeiro, Ana Carolina Prado
Furuse, Cristiane Fumiko
Simonato, Luciana Estevam
Mattar, Neivio Jose
Soubhia, Ana Maria Pires
Miyahara, Glauco Issamu
Abstract: Osteosarcoma is a common primary malignant tumor in long bones; it generally occurs in young adults. It is considered infrequent in the head and neck regions, where it is usually associated with poor outcomes and rates of survival. From a histopathologic point of view, osteosarcomas are commonly classified as osteoblastic, chondroblastic, or fibroblastic, although several unusual microscopic subtypes have also been reported. The purpose of this article was to present a case report of a maxillary chondroblastic osteosarcoma involving the maxillary sinus and the maxilla of a young woman who was diagnosed during early postorthodontic treatment follow-up. Treatment, prosthetic rehabilitation, and follow-up details are provided. Most importantly, this patient shows the importance of complete and systematic oral examinations during any routine dental treatment.
Subject: Adult
Diagnosis, Differential
Follow-up Studies
Maxillary Diseases
Maxillary Neoplasms
Maxillary Sinus Neoplasms
Orthodontics, Corrective
Radiography, Bitewing
Radiography, Panoramic
Tomography, X-ray Computed
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2009.09.024
Date Issue: 2011
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