Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published


Recurrent High Grade Chondroblastic Osteosarcoma of the Maxilla : A Rare Case Report

 Surekha Kanala, Sudhakar Gudipalli, Manthru Naik Ramavath, Santhosh Kumar Venkata Peruri,Roger Paul Thota


Osteosarcoma of jaw bones is a rare entity comprising about 6% to 8% of all osteosarcomas, whereas it is reported to be the most common primary malignant tumor of long bones. Osteosarcoma of the maxilla is even rare and is particularly difficult to get wide and clear surgical margins because of its proximity to important structures which may result in recurrence. We report a recurrent case of high grade chondroblastic variant of osteosarcoma of the left maxilla in a 32-year-old male patient. He was treated with subtotal inferior maxillectomy. Unfortunately, recurrence was reported after one month which was treated by total maxillectomy followed by adjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy. 2 years clinical and radiographic follow-up revealed no recurrence.

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