osteoma

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osteoma

[‚äs·tē′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign bone tumor, especially in membrane bones of the skull.
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Leider, "Osteoma cutis as a result of severe acne of long duration," Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology, vol.
Pye, "Osteoma cutis as a sequela of acne," Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, vol.
Halpern, "Treatment of primary miliary osteoma cutis with incision, curettage, and primary closure," Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol.
Sixty-eight percent of osteoma cutis cases are benign, and most patients are white females.
Osteoma cutis is believed to arise via mesenchymal ossification (in contrast to endochondral bone formation from a cartilaginous precursor).
Palabras clave: Osteoma cutis; Osteomas miliares multiples; Osificacion cutanea.
The purpose of this comunication is to share the experience with a case of osteoma cutis in a 46 years old woman who requested odontological treatment at the dental clinic of the Universidad del Valle.
Interpretation of osteoma cutis cases has always been challenging especially using conventional 2D radiographs, owing to difficulty in localization.
Jacobs, "Osteoma cutis (cutaneous ossification)," Western Journal of Medicine, vol.