A 45-year-old woman was referred from her general dentist to a local oral and maxillofacial
surgeon with a chief symptom of a “painful growth” of the left retromolar pad. She
denied any significant medical history to both her general dentist and the oral and
maxillofacial surgeon. She also denied any history of alcohol or tobacco use.
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Mr. Yaminian is a student, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, New York, NY.
Dr. Peters is an assistant professor, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Columbia University Medical Center, 630 W 168th St, PH15W-1562, New York, NY 10032.
Published online: October 13, 2021
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