Soft-Tissue Osteoma| Definition , Etiology , Clinical features, Investigation, Differential diagnosis, Treatment
•Osteoma is a benign tumor that represents a proliferation of mature cancellous or compact bone.
•Osteoma is rare in the jaws and extremely rare on the oral soft tissue.
•The latter formhas been described in the palate, buccal mucosa, tongue, and alveolar process.
•Clinically, soft-tissue osteoma presents as an asymptomatic, well-defined, hard tumor, covered by thin and smooth epithelium
•The size ranges from0.5 to 2 cmin diameter.
Category: Dental, Oral Pathology, Oral Surgery