A patient with a successfully treated primary osteosarcoma of the tibia experienced an isolated maxillary metastasis, which is an extremely rare entity. Once the tumor was confirmed histopathologically, a total maxillectomy and adjuvant chemoradiation therapy were carried out. There has been no local recurrence or distant metastasis for 1 year. A multimodality therapeutic approach is essential when these patients are treated. Surgery is the gold standard of treatment in operable cases. Adjuvant treatment is required to prevent local recurrence and distant metastasis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)397-399
Number of pages3
JournalQuintessence International
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 01-05-2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dentistry(all)


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