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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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).
The differential diagnosis includes ossifying hematoma, branchial cyst, adenopathy, preauricular cyst, giant-cell tumor, chondroma, fibroxanthoma, foreignbody reaction, and osteoma cutis.
El proposito de esta comunicacion es dar a conocer la experiencia con un caso de osteoma cutis en una paciente de 46 anos de edad, quien solicito tratamiento odontologico en las clinicas de la Escuela de Odontologia de la Universidad del Valle.