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A Soft Tissue Myxoma on the Palate: A Case Report

  • Ha, Ji-Woo (Department of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Jeonbuk National University) ;
  • Jung, Won (Department of Oral Medicine, Institute of Oral Bioscience, School of Dentistry, Jeonbuk National University) ;
  • Lee, Kyung-Eun (Department of Oral Medicine, Institute of Oral Bioscience, School of Dentistry, Jeonbuk National University) ;
  • Suh, Bong-Jik (Department of Oral Medicine, Institute of Oral Bioscience, School of Dentistry, Jeonbuk National University)
  • Received : 2020.08.19
  • Accepted : 2020.09.10
  • Published : 2020.09.30

Abstract

Myxomas in the orofacial regions are relatively uncommon tumors that occur in two different types: odontogenic myxomas and soft tissue myxomas. Odontogenic myxomas, derived from the mesenchymal cells such as papillae, dental follicles, or periodontal ligament, occur commonly in the maxilla and mandible. However, soft tissue myxomas in the oral cavity are rare and have been previously reported in only about 30 cases of unknown pathogenesis. The aim of this case report is to present a new case of oral soft tissue myxoma in a 37-year-old male patient who presented with a soft, exophytic round mass on the palate.

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