OSTEOSARCOMA OF THE MANDIBLE DEVELOPED AFTER TOOTH EXTRACTION TREATED WITH SURGERY- A CASE REPORT
Osteosarcoma of jaw is a rare malignant condition of osteoid tissue with same histopathological features but different biological behaviour compared to long bone. It has characteristic clinical, radiographic and histopathologic features and treatment after early diagnosis followed by surgery (with negative margin) combined with chemotherapy or radiotherapy has better prognosis and survival rate. Here we report the case of osteosarcoma of mandible after tooth extraction in a 55-year-old female and treated by surgery.
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