Maffucci’s Syndrome: report of a case with oral manifestation

Chhaparwal, Yogesh and Pai, Keerthilatha M and Gadda, Rohit Bhailal and Vineetha, R (2011) Maffucci’s Syndrome: report of a case with oral manifestation. Arch Oral Res, 7 (1). pp. 75-78.

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Introduction: Maffucci’s Syndrome is a rare nonhereditary mesodermal dysplasia consisting of multiple haemangioma of the soft tissue and enchondromas, mostly affecting phalanges and long bones. The syndrome can also be associated with a variety of other benign and malignant tumors. Case report: Here we report a case of Maffucci’s Syndrome and haemangioma of lip and palate which is rare in this syndrome. This case report describes an 18 year old boy with multiple nodular soft tissue swellings involving the anterior hard palate and lower labial mucosa and bony abnormalities (enchondromas)involving the lower limb.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Maffucci, Haemangioma, Chondroma
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral Medicine and Radiology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2011 09:40
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2015 16:43

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