What is this radiolucency?

Chief Complaint 54 y/o male presents with pain and swelling over the left mandible. History Patient has h/o chewing tobacco & alcohol abuse. Examination An extra-oral examination shows swelling in the posterior 3rd quadrant & pain along with numbness in the left lip and chin. Investigations OPG shows an expansile radiolucency. Diagnosis What is the diagnosis? Treatment Advice management.


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FNAC and CT to reach the diagnosis.Numbness is because the cyst/lesion is invading the mandibular canal Diffrential diagnosis:- OKC Ameloblastoma Cyst of mandible Radicular cyst Rx:- Enucleation or marsupilization as per the diagnosis


ameloblastoma involved mandibular body

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