Rare Case of Bilateral Maxillary buccal exostosis in the anterior region of Libyan female patient: Case Report & Literature Review


  • Huda Mohammed Aljalali Oral Biology Department- Faculty of Dentistry- University of Benghazi. Libya.
  • Ali Mohammed Elmurtadi Oral Pathology and Medicine-Oral medicine department-Faculty of Dentistry-University of Benghazi, Libya.




Exsostosis, Libyan patient, case report


The buccalexostoses are broad-based, non-malignant surface growth occurring on the outer or facial surface of the maxilla and/or mandible, found usually in the premolar and/or molar regions, and rarely in the anterior region. A 35-years-old female patient seeks the dentist for a carious anterior tooth. On examination, bone exostosis on the buccal aspect of both quadrants of the maxillary arch was found. They are painless and may increase patient concern about poor esthetics, inability to perform oral hygiene procedures, and compromised periodontal health by causing food lodgment. The following article presents a very rare case of bilateral buccal-sided maxillary exostosis in the anterior region.


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Aljalali, H. M. ., & Elmurtadi, A. M. . (2019). Rare Case of Bilateral Maxillary buccal exostosis in the anterior region of Libyan female patient: Case Report & Literature Review. Al-Mukhtar Journal of Sciences, 34(3), 165–171. https://doi.org/10.54172/mjsc.v34i3.274



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