Odontogenic myxomas often have a distinctive radiographic presentation described as a “soap bubble”, “tennis racket”, or “honeycomb” pattern. Less frequently, examples of odontogenic myxomas with a “sunray” or “sunburst” pattern have been reported. Because malignant entities such as osteosarcomas more classically present with a sunray/sunburst appearance, odontogenic myxomas are rarely considered in the radiographic differential diagnosis of a sunburst lesion. The objective of this paper is to report a case of an odontogenic myxoma presenting with a sunburst appearance and to review similar reported cases in the literature. To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this additional case of an odontogenic myxoma presenting with a sunburst appearance brings the total number of sunray/sunburst cases reported in the English language literature to 21.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Head and Neck Pathology|
|State||Published - Dec 2020|
- Diagnostic imaging
- Odontogenic tumor