Malignant lymphoma (ill defined)

Features

  • Malignant neoplasms of cells of lymphoid origin.
  • Two major types: Hodgkin`s Lymphoma and Non- Hodgkin`s Lymphoma
  • Generalised osteopenia with loss of the lamina dura and the inferior dental canal and involvement of the cortex.
  • Multilocular, ill-defined bone destruction.
  • In maxillary sinus lesions, the antral walls can be destructed and soft tissue mass may be visible. In the mandible, the lesion can destroy the cortex of the inferior dental canal.
  • Root resorption of the adjacent teeth.

Differential diagnosis

Cases

Malignant lymphoma ill defined