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Reminder of important clinical lesson
A young boy with a maxillary swelling and closed rhinolalia
  1. Shaji Thomas1,
  2. Preeti Nair2,
  3. Anil Kumar2,
  4. Karthik Hegde2,
  5. Vikram Singh2
  1. 1Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, People's College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bhopal, India
  2. 2Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, People's College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bhopal, India
  1. Correspondence to Preeti Nair, shajihoss{at}gmail.com

Summary

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma belongs to a group of lymphoid neoplasia that is diverse in the manner of presentation, response to therapy and progress. The most common region for extranodal lymphoma is the gastrointestinal tract while for oral cavity buccal vestibule, posterior hard palate or gingiva is the common site. The maxilla is affected more commonly than the mandible. The oral picture being the sole manifestation highlights the importance of bearing this entity in the differential diagnosis of swelling in the jaws.

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