CRCM  Vol.4 No.3 , March 2015
A Case of Benign Chondroblastoma of Anterior Mandible and Review of Literature: A Very Rare Presentation
ABSTRACT
Benign chondroblastoma of mandibular bone is an extremely rare tumor. Although 9 cases have been reported in the mandibular condyle in the English literature, to the best of our knowledge this is the first case originated from anterior mandible in a 31-year-old male.

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Siriwardena, B. , Shanmuganathan, S. and Tilakaratne, W. (2015) A Case of Benign Chondroblastoma of Anterior Mandible and Review of Literature: A Very Rare Presentation. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 4, 102-106. doi: 10.4236/crcm.2015.43022.
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