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Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery

, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 209–212 | Cite as

Multiple Myeloma presenting as Gingival mass

  • Ajaz Shah
  • Ashaq Ali
  • Suhail Latoo
  • Irshad Ahmad
Case Report

Abstract

Maxillofacial presentations in patients with multiple myeloma are not uncommon, but multiple myeloma is often overlooked. Because the symptoms are various, it is very difficult to diagnose multiple myeloma in the oral and maxillofacial region. On the basis of the pathologic and clinical findings, the patient was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. Hematologic screening and a radiographic survey further confirmed the diagnosis.

Keywords

Multiple myeloma Punched-out osteolytic lesions Monoclonal gamma globulins 

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© Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ajaz Shah
    • 1
  • Ashaq Ali
    • 1
  • Suhail Latoo
    • 2
  • Irshad Ahmad
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryGovernment Dental College and HospitalSrinagarIndia
  2. 2.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial PathologyGovernment Dental College and HospitalSrinagarIndia

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