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A Painful Right Maxillary Swelling

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Based on this clinical scenario and the accompanying image, understand how to arrive at a correct diagnosis.
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Article Information

Corresponding Author: Alexander E. Bouneff, DMD, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, 9601 Chester Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106 (aeb150@case.edu).

Published Online: September 24, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.2967

Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.

Additional Contributions: We thank the patient for granting permission to publish this information.

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