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CASE REPORT

Ameloblastomatous Calcifying Odontogenic Cyst: A Rare Clinicopathologic Entity

Siddharth Gupta

Citation Information : Gupta S. Ameloblastomatous Calcifying Odontogenic Cyst: A Rare Clinicopathologic Entity. Int J Head Neck Surg 2011; 2 (2):115-118.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1063

Published Online: 01-08-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

The calcifying odontogenic cyst represents a heterogeneous group of lesions that exhibits a variety of clinicopathologic and behavioral features. Therefore, a proper categorization of the cases is needed for better understanding of each variant. Ameloblastoma is one of the well-known odontogenic tumors that could be associated with calcifying odontogenic cyst. Very few cases of ameloblastomatous calcifying odontogenic cyst have been reported in the literature. In this report, we present a case of ameloblastomatous calcifying odontogenic cyst differentiating it from other variants of calcifying odontogenic cyst.


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