Osseous Tongue Mass

  • Jeyasakthy Saniasiaya ORL Department, Hospital Tuanku Jaafar, Seremban
  • Azwarizan Abdul Halim Hospital Tuanku Jaafar
  • Norhaslinda Abdul Gani Hospital Tuanku Jaafar

Abstract

Osseous choristoma is a benign osseous lesion found on the dorsum of tongue which is commonly discovered in the 3rd and 4th decade of life. The lesions mostly presents as an asymptomatic mass and is found incidentally during dental procedure or oral cavity examination. Having said that, globus sensation, dysphagia and even airway obstruction have been reported.

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Published
2019-12-21
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