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Revista Española de Cirugía Oral y Maxilofacial

On-line version ISSN 2173-9161Print version ISSN 1130-0558


SANCHIS, José M.; MURILLO, Judith; DIAZ, José M.  and  SANCHIS, José Carlos. Ectopic mandibular third molar in the sub-condylar region: a clinical case and a literature review. Rev Esp Cirug Oral y Maxilofac [online]. 2016, vol.38, n.3, pp.176-180. ISSN 2173-9161.

Ectopic impaction of the mandibular third molar in the condylar region is an extremely rare condition. This report describes a case of an impacted tooth in the sub-condylar region in a woman with hemifacial discomfort and recurrent swelling. A description of the surgical management of this pathology is given as well as a literatura review.

Keywords : Ectopic tooth; Third molar; Dentigerous cyst.

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