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Hemophilic Pseudotumor in the Jawbone: A Case Report and Literature Review
Atessa Pakfetrat, Najmeh Anbiaee, Amin Rahpeyma, Mehdi Shahabinejad, Zohreh Dalirsani, Zahra Delavarian, Toktam Zamani, Elahe Vazavandi *
Postgraduate Student of Oral and Maxillofacial disease, Mashhad Dental Faculty, Mashhad ,Iran
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Background: Hemophilic pseudotumor is a rare lesion that is progressive and expansile by nature. It is a hematoma or a blood cyst surrounded by a fibrous capsule.
Case report: A 7-years-old boy was referred with a painless swelling in the mandible, bleeding and problem in mastication. Due to a late diagnosis, the patient went untreated for almost a year. After detailed examination and taking medical history as well as paraclinical investigations, including panoramic X-ray, CT (computed tomography), cone-beam CT, and angiography along with laboratory tests, a hemophilic pseudotumor was diagnosed. Treatment plan was set to curettage, coagulation factor injection and regular follow-up. The prognosis was satisfactory and the patient made a full recovery within a year.
Conclusion: A hemophilic pseudotumor is very rare in the jaw and can be diagnosed as a benign or malignant tumor due to its nonspecific radiographic features. Invasive treatment may result in severe bleeding or even death. Therefore, knowledge of the lesion is a prerequisite for careful diagnosis and treatment.
Keywords: Hemophilia, mandible, tumor, cyst
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: case report | Subject: Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
Received: 2022/02/3 | Accepted: 2022/05/22 | Published: 2022/06/28
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Pakfetrat A, Anbiaee N, Rahpeyma A, Shahabinejad M, Dalirsani Z, Delavarian Z, et al . Hemophilic Pseudotumor in the Jawbone: A Case Report and Literature Review. IJBC 2022; 14 (2) :108-113
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Volume 14, Issue 2 (March-2022 2022) Back to browse issues page
مجله ی خون و سرطان ایران Iranian Journal of Blood and Cancer
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