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Yeungnam Univ J Med > Volume 4(2); 1987 > Article
Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 1987;4(2):173-178.
DOI:    Published online December 31, 1987.
Osteogenic Sarcoma of the Mandible.
Sang Kil Byun, Hee Kyung Lee, Byung Rho Chin, Tae Ju Kim, Young Joon Kim, Jong Won Kim, Jeung Mee Lee, Kee Young Do
Osteogenic sarcoma is a malignant primary tumor of bone composed of a malignant connective tissue stroma with evidence of malignant osteoid, bone and/or cartilage formation. A 23 year old man was admitted to dental department of Yeungnam University hospital with chief complaint of swelling and pain on alveolar ridge of lower right molar region. It was certain of osteogenic sarcoma through clinical and radiographic features and biopsy. Surgical resection of the lesion was performed by partial mandibulectomy and resin plate insertion. By follow up check of the patient, we made good result of functional reconstruction without any sign of recurrence of the lesion.


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