Contributor: Dr. Ben Foley

A 46-year-old Caucasian female presents with an asymptomatic lesion of the right posterior mandible. A radiolucent lesion was noted in association with teeth #30 and 31. Slight lingual expansion is noted. Periodontal probing depths are unremarkable, but slight bleeding is present. Teeth #30 and 31 are vital, and not mobile.

Which of the following should be included on the differential diagnosis?

What is the most appropriate next step for the management of this patient?

Based on the histopathology what is the correct diagnosis?

The best definitive management for this lesion is?