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A Mass of the Tuberosity


Spencer Kemp, DDS; George Gallagher, DMD, DMSc


The following Case Challenge is provided in conjunction with the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

A 72-year-old male presented with a raised lesion in the area of the maxillary right tuberosity. The patient had become aware of the lesion only recently when his upper complete denture would not seat properly. After you have finished reviewing the available diagnostic information, make the diagnosis.

Case Author(s)

Dr. Kemp is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at Boston University School of Dental Medicine.

Note: Bio information was provided at the time the case challenge was developed.

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