Short communication| Volume 50, ISSUE 5, e69-e71, July 2012

Chondroma of the mandibular condyle-relapse of a rare benign chondroid tumour after 5 years’ follow-up: case report

Published:October 24, 2011DOI:


      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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