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The dilemma of fibrous dysplasia versus chronic osteomyelitis of the posterior mandible: a case report
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  • Ebtihal Zain Alabdeen,
  • Ashraf Abdelfattah,
  • Osama Kordi,
  • Ra'ed Al-Sadhan
Ebtihal Zain Alabdeen
Taibah University
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Ashraf Abdelfattah
King Fahad General Hospital
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Osama Kordi
King Fahad General Hospital
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Ra'ed Al-Sadhan
King Saud University
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Abstract

The clinical and radiographic dilemma of fibrous dysplasia versus osteomyelitis is highlighted in this case of a 4-year-old girl with a bony hard swelling over in mandiblular body and ramus. Differences between histopathological appearance and radiographic presentation with the possible differential diagnosis were discussed and compared with previous studies.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

20 Sep 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
23 Sep 2021Assigned to Editor
23 Sep 2021Submission Checks Completed
12 Oct 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned