“Quirky Bulb” On the Lower Jaw: An Organizing HaematomaCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Raghavendra Mahadev Naik,
Reader, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram-534202, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Organizing Haematoma is a rare, non/neoplastic benign lesion with locally destructive behaviour that may mimic a malignancy. Usually symptoms do not occur, while the lesion remains localized. An Organized Haematoma is an encapsulated blood clot undergoing neovascularization and fibrosis. It has also been referred to as a hemophilic pseudotumour and/or a haematoma like tumour, which is rarely found in the head and neck region. Other reported cases have been related to trauma or an underlying haemangioma. However, most of the cases have no identifiable underlying pathology, trauma or systemic disease. We are reporting an unusual presentation of Organizing Haematoma over the edentulous mandible.
Blood clot, Mandible mass, Radiograph, Traumatic injuries
Raghavendra Mahadev Naik, Ramanjaneya Raju Pennemetsa, Sudhakara Reddy, Praveen Gadde, Sruthi Rayapureddy. “QUIRKY BULB” ON THE LOWER JAW: AN ORGANIZING HAEMATOMA. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 July [cited: 2017 Jul 21 ]; 11:ZD01-ZD02. Available from
Date of Submission: Aug 26, 2015
Date of Peer Review: Oct 24, 2015
Date of Acceptance: Dec 07, 2015
Date of Publishing: Jul 01, 2017
Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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