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Quintessence Int 37 (2006), No. 9     28. Aug. 2006
Quintessence Int 37 (2006), No. 9  (28.08.2006)

Page 737-739, PubMed:17017637


Spontaneous fracture of genial tubercles: Case report
Yaedu, Renato Yassutaka Faria / Rubira-Bullen, Izabel Regina Fisher / Sant'Ana, Eduardo
A case is presented of fractured genial tubercles, revealed by occlusal radiography, in a 63-year-old edentulous woman. Isolated fractures are a rare event that may present with pain and edema in the floor of the mouth. It occurs mainly in patients wearing a complete denture when the mandible is atrophied and the genial tubercles are hypertrophied. Only 11 case reports have been found in the English literature.

Keywords: fracture, genial tubercles, radiography