OJST  Vol.4 No.4 , April 2014
Clinicopathologic Correlation: Firm Mass on the Lateral Aspect of the Posterior Maxilla
Abstract: We present the case of a 45-year-old Hispanic female with a slowly enlarging mass on her left maxilla in the region of teeth #15 and #16. A differential diagnosis is presented along with the histologic findings and treatment rendered. The prognosis and biology of the lesion are discussed.
Cite this paper: Johnston, D. , Closmann, J. , Parashar, P. and Borris, T. (2014) Clinicopathologic Correlation: Firm Mass on the Lateral Aspect of the Posterior Maxilla. Open Journal of Stomatology, 4, 179-183. doi: 10.4236/ojst.2014.44027.

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