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Calcified onchocercal nodule in the infratemporal fossa: a rare case

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P Harlay
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F Gruffaz
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P Goudot
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Abstract

Onchocerciasis is a parasitic tropical disease that often presents as multiple, superficial nodules. When it is unique and deeply situated, its clinical diagnosis is difficult. We report a case of a calcified onchocercoma that was localised to the infratemporal fossa.
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hal-03579100 , version 1 (17-02-2022)

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Cédric Mauprivez, P Harlay, F Gruffaz, P Goudot. Calcified onchocercal nodule in the infratemporal fossa: a rare case. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2015, 54, pp.463 - 465. ⟨10.1016/j.bjoms.2015.09.012⟩. ⟨hal-03579100⟩

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