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Mandibular tori are common benign outgrowths of bone from the inner surface of the mandible. They may also occur from the surface of the maxilla (see maxillary tori).
They are composed of compact bone, densely mineralized usually without medullary cavity, and arise from the inner surface of the mandible above the origin of myolohyoid. They are usually bilateral.
- 1. Yonetsu Koichi and Takashi Nakamura. “CT of Calcifying Jaw Bone Diseases.” Am. J. Roentgenol. 177, no. 4 (October 1, 2001): 937-943. [Link].
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