volume 40, issue 6, Pe174-e177 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.08.011
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Yi Huang, Lian Wang, Yuming Wen, Qiang Zhang, Longjiang Li

Abstract: We describe a case of arrested spontaneous mandibular resorption for which there was no effective treatment. A 32-year-old male patient presented to our department with mandibular resorption so severe that the residual mandibular body bone resembled chopsticks. A provisional diagnosis of Gorham-Stout Syndrome (GSS) was made. VEGF levels found in plasma and tissue fluid was believed to be a possible marker for the condition. Although there was no histological evidence for the diagnosis, a combination of the his…

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