There are several lytic appearing lesions of the jaw which can be grouped into either odontogenic or non odontogenic in origin.
Non-odontogenic lesions / conditions
- fibrous dysplasia / cherubism
- mandibular metastases
- squamous cell carcinoma invading mandible
- multiple myeloma
- periapical abscess
- giant cell granuloma
- aneurysmal bone cyst
- peripheal nerve sheath tumour of mandible
Odontogenic lesions / conditions
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