The Open Dentistry Journal

ISSN: 1874-2106 ― Volume 14, 2020

Dentofacial Deformity Caused by Bulky Osteochondroma: Report of an Unusual Case and the Importance of Cone Beam Computed Tomography

Weeraya Tantanapornkul1, *, Kittipong Dhanuthai2, Phonkit Sinpitaksakul3, Chumpot Itthichaisri4, Paksinee Kamolratanakul4, Vacharee Changsirivatanathamrong4
1 Department of Oral Diagnosis, Faculty of Dentistry, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand
2 Department of Oral Pathology, Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
3 Department of Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
4 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand



Osteochondroma of mandibular condyle is a rare benign tumor.

Case Report:

This case report described clinical, radiographic features, differential diagnosis, histopathologic correlation and treatment of condylar osteochondroma.


Conebeam computed tomography (CBCT) is an alternative modality to CT or MRI that should be performed in all cases of suspected osteochondroma of the mandibular condyle.

Keywords: Dentofacial deformity, Condyle, Conebeam CT, Osteochondroma, Tomography.

Article Information

Identifiers and Pagination:

Year: 2017
Volume: 11
First Page: 237
Last Page: 241
Publisher Id: TODENTJ-11-237
DOI: 10.2174/1874210601711010237

Article History:

Received Date: 14/10/2016
Revision Received Date: 10/03/2017
Acceptance Date: 20/03/2017
Electronic publication date: 28/04/2017
Collection year: 2017

© 2017 Tantanapornkul et al.

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