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Asymptomatic Alveolar Swelling After a Tooth Extraction

CASE CHALLENGE NUMBER: 64

Anne Cale Jones, DDS; H. Stan McGuff, DDS; Michaell A. Huber, DDS

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


Carmen is a 53-year-old female who presents with an asymptomatic alveolar swelling and a history of a recent extraction.


After you have finished reviewing the available diagnostic information, make the diagnosis.

Case Author(s)

Anne Cale Jones

Anne Cale Jones

DDS

Anne Cale Jones graduated from the University of Alabama in 1981 with the Bachelor of Science degree (Magna Cum Laude) in Natural Sciences. She received a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (Magna Cum Laude) from the Medical College of Virgini...

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H. Stan McGuff

H. Stan McGuff

DDS

Michaell A. Huber

Michaell A. Huber

DDS