Chondroma of the mandibular condyle is rare and its signs and symptoms can mimic those of patients with more common disorders of facial asymmetry or dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). We report a case of chondroma of the mandibular condyle that presented as temporomandibular pain with malocclusion, and which relapsed 5 years after the initial treatment. To our knowledge only 7 cases of chondroma of the mandibular condyle have been reported in the last 70 years. This case is the eighth.
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Published online: October 24, 2011
Accepted: September 15, 2011
© 2011 The British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.