Metastatic Prostate Adenocarcinoma to the Mandible Presenting Like Primary Osteosarcoma – A Case Report and Review of the Literature

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Metastatic prostate cancer in the jaw is an infrequent occurrence that poses diagnostic difficulty. Physicians working up a mass in the mandible or maxilla should always keep the possibility of metastatic disease in mind. The purpose of this article is to present a case of metastatic prostate cancer in the jaw that was initially thought to be primary osteosarcoma due to sunburst pattern on imaging, which has rarely been reported for prostate cancer metastasis, and to discuss current recommendations concerning approach to metastatic prostate cancer in the jaw.

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