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Minerva Stomatologica 2013 Aug 01

language: English, Italian

Aneurysmal bone cyst of the nasal bone: case report

Galzignato P. 1, Trevisiol L. 2, D’Itri L. 2, Bissolotti G. 3, Mocella S. 5, De Santis D. 2, Chiarini L. 4, Nocini P. F. 2, Bertossi D. 2

1 Private practioner, Padua, Italy;
2 Department of Surgery Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery University of Verona, Verona, Italy;
3 Maxillo-Facial Surgeon University Hospital of Udine, Udine, Italy;
4 Department of Surgery Head Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy;
5 Otolaryngologist, Ospedale di Bussolengo Verona, Italy


The aneurysmal bone cyst (ABC) is a solitary, expansile, non-neoplastic bone lesion, described as a distinct clinicopathological entity by Jaffe and Lichtenstein. We report a case of an ABC arising from the nasal bone in a adult male patient treated with complete surgical excision.

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