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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 16-18

Solitary plasmacytoma of maxilla: Rare case report


Department of Oral Pathology, Saveetha Dental College & Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Sandhya Sundar
Department of Oral Pathology, Saveetha Dental College & Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, 9 Cholapuram Street, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai 600041, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijhi.IJHI_4_22

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Solitary plasmacytomas are rare group of neoplasms accounting for less than 5% of plasma cell dyscrasia. Here in, we report an unusual case of solitary plasma cell neoplasm in the maxilla in a 43-year-old female patient. Careful clinical and pathological evaluation revealed the isolated tumor of the plasma cells with absence of multiple bones and other extra-oral tissue involvement. As this isolated lesion has increased propensities to transform to its systemic counterpart, malignant melanoma—a constant, periodic follow-up is necessitated.


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