Malignant lymphoma (ill defined)

Malignant lymphoma (ill defined)

Characteristics
  • 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.
  • Radiographically a multilocular or an ill defined radiolucency with cortical destruction is observed.
  • 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.

Cases

Malignant lymphoma ill defined