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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 193-195

Osteosarcoma of the mandible: A case report and short literature review


1 Malignant Disease Treatment Centre, Command Hospital (SC), Pune, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Radiotherapy, Malignant Disease Treatment Centre, Command Hospital (SC), Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Sankalp Singh
Command Hospital (SC), Wanowrie, Pune - 411 040, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ccij.ccij_6_18

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Osteosarcomas comprise of a heterogeneous group of tumors with a predilection for involving long bones commonly. The jaw remains a rare site of involvement, and these tumors can be considered a distinct entity. The key for managing them lies in histological and radiological correlation for an early diagnosis. Surgery and chemotherapy remain the main modalities of treatment. We present a case of osteogenic sarcoma of the mandible that after radical treatment had local recurrence and distant metastasis.


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