Mandible / maxilla
Benign tumors / tumor-like conditions
Aneurysmal bone cyst

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 21 June 2018, last major update October 2013

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PubMed Search: aneurysmal bone cyst [title] jaw

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Benign tumors / tumor-like conditions: aneurysmal bone cyst. website. Accessed September 22nd, 2018.
Definition / general
  • May massively expand the mandible
  • Young females
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Numerous giant cells in connective tissue that lines large sinusoidal spaces
Differential diagnosis