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Gorham disease of the mandible: a report of two cases and a literature review

Published:August 31, 2018DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oooo.2018.08.008
      Gorham disease, a rare disorder of unknown etiology, is characterized by the clinical and radiologic disappearance of bone. Because the etiology is unknown, diagnosis is difficult. Therefore, radiographic manifestations play a vital role in the diagnosis of this disease. Thus far, there has been no completely effective treatment. Most remedies are limited to symptom management. Despite the fact that any bone can be affected, one of the most prevalent sites is the maxillofacial region. In this paper, 2 cases of Gorham disease involving the maxillofacial region are reported, including preoperative and postoperative radiographic features.
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