volume 39, issue 1, P79-83 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2010.03.018
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Luis Miguel González-Pérez, Felicia Sánchez-Gallego, José Luis Pérez-Ceballos, David López-Vaquero

Abstract: Tumours of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) often mimic common conditions of the TMJ, such as TMJ dysfunction syndrome, leading to a delay in the diagnosis. Chondrosarcoma of the TMJ is a rare tumour, with only 18 cases described in the literature. The initial surgical attempt at removal is of important, as aggressive excision offers the best chance for successful treatment. Chondrosarcoma present at the surgical resection margins has a poor prognosis. We present a case of chondrosarcoma of the right TMJ. In …

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