Injuries and diseases of the jaws . prone to assume an abnormal position in relation to thecoronoid process, and in either position a tumour may be Fig. 84.. 186 TUMOURS CONNECTED WITH THE TEETH. formed which may be difficult of diagnosis. Dr. Forget{op. cit.) quotes the case of a woman who had a tumourof the form and size of a nut on the left side of the hardpalate, which reached beyond the median line, and extendedfrom the canine tooth to the soft palate. Blandin, on at-tempting to remove it, discovered it to be caused by twodwarfed and abnormally-placed molar teeth, which had pene-trated th

Injuries and diseases of the jaws . prone to assume an abnormal position in relation to thecoronoid process, and in either position a tumour may be Fig. 84.. 186 TUMOURS CONNECTED WITH THE TEETH. formed which may be difficult of diagnosis. Dr. Forget{op. cit.) quotes the case of a woman who had a tumourof the form and size of a nut on the left side of the hardpalate, which reached beyond the median line, and extendedfrom the canine tooth to the soft palate. Blandin, on at-tempting to remove it, discovered it to be caused by twodwarfed and abnormally-placed molar teeth, which had pene-trated th Stock Photo
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Injuries and diseases of the jaws . prone to assume an abnormal position in relation to thecoronoid process, and in either position a tumour may be Fig. 84.. 186 TUMOURS CONNECTED WITH THE TEETH. formed which may be difficult of diagnosis. Dr. Forget{op. cit.) quotes the case of a woman who had a tumourof the form and size of a nut on the left side of the hardpalate, which reached beyond the median line, and extendedfrom the canine tooth to the soft palate. Blandin, on at-tempting to remove it, discovered it to be caused by twodwarfed and abnormally-placed molar teeth, which had pene-trated the inner plate of the alveolus, and were lodged be-neath the mucous membrane of the palate. On the removalof these the tumour subsided. A similar case of tumour ofthe palate, due to a molar tooth is recorded in Tomes DentalSurgery. Still more remarkable is the case narrated byMr. Tellander, of Stockholm, before the Odontological So-ciety, in December, 1862, of supernumerary teeth imbeddedin the upper jaw, causing a hard painless tumour, whichappeared about the age of twelve; and this again is eclipsedby the case recorded by Mr. Tomes, which occurred in

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