Annals of Maxillofacial Surgery

CASE REPORT CYST AND TUMORS
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 267--271

Rapidly growing facial tumor in a 5-year-old girl


Martín Fernandez-Ferro1, Annahys López-Betancourt1, Eloísa Santos-Armentia2, Martín José Mosteiro-Cerviño3, Jacinto Fernández-Sanromán1, Alberto Costas-López1 
1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Povisa Hospital (Ribera Salud Group), Vigo, Spain
2 Department of Radiology, Povisa Hospital (Ribera Salud Group), Vigo, Spain
3 Department of Pathology, Povisa Hospital (Ribera Salud Group), Vigo, Spain

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Martín Fernandez-Ferro
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Povisa Hospital (Ribera Salud Group), Rua Salamanca 5, 36211 Vigo, Pontevedra
Spain

The aim of this study is to describe the clinical, radiological and histological characteristics that define lipoblastomas with special emphasis on differential diagnosis. The patient is a 5-year-old girl who consulted for a rapidly growing lower cheek tumor. This study analyzes, evaluates, and discusses the issues that need to be addressed throughout the process that affect treatment planning and provides an updated review of these rare head-and-neck tumors.


How to cite this article:
Fernandez-Ferro M, López-Betancourt A, Santos-Armentia E, Mosteiro-Cerviño MJ, Fernández-Sanromán J, Costas-López A. Rapidly growing facial tumor in a 5-year-old girl.Ann Maxillofac Surg 2020;10:267-271


How to cite this URL:
Fernandez-Ferro M, López-Betancourt A, Santos-Armentia E, Mosteiro-Cerviño MJ, Fernández-Sanromán J, Costas-López A. Rapidly growing facial tumor in a 5-year-old girl. Ann Maxillofac Surg [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Aug 12 ];10:267-271
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