Recurrent Left Mandibular Enlargement

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

A 35-year old African-American female presented in February 2002 with enlargement of the left face in the area of the posterior mandible and ramus. The enlargement had extended to involve the submandibular area.

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