Odontogenic myxoma

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia


Right cheek swelling

Patient Data

Age: 56
Gender: Male

An irregular soft tissue mass lesion is seen arising from right maxillary bone alveolar process, measuring 6 X 4.2 X 2.7 cm in orthogonal dimensions. It fills and expands the right maxillary antrum with outward bulge and encroachment upon the right infra-temporal fossa. It elicits iso- to hypo-intense T1 and hyper-intense T2/STIR signals with low signal margin and internal septae. No evidence of infiltration of surrounding tissues.

Case Discussion

Right maxillary bone and maxillary antrum benign looking lesion as described; pathologically proven odontogenic myxoma.

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Case information

rID: 21910
Published: 25th Feb 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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