Lingual mandibular bone defect: A case report and review

  • Sanjana Ravindra
  • Poornima Chandra
  • Balaji Pachipulusu
  • Mahesh Kumar TS
Keywords: Developmental salivary gland defect, Lingual mandibular bone defect, Stafne bone cyst


Lingual mandibular bone defect is an asymptomatic radiolucent lesion of the mandible and usually encountered during routine radiographic examinations. It is essential to diagnose this lesion because of its resemblance with other odontogenic pathologies. A 67-year-old female patient presented with a case of lingual mandibular bone defect which was an incidental finding. Panoramic radiograph and cone-beam computed tomography were used for diagnosing the defect.

How to Cite
Ravindra, S., Chandra, P., Pachipulusu, B., & TS, M. (2018). Lingual mandibular bone defect: A case report and review. Indian Journal of Case Reports, 4(2), 162-164. Retrieved from
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