Odontomas are hamartomatous lesions composed of mature enamel, dentin, and pulp, and may be compound or complex depending on the extent of. This article presents surgical management of excision complex odontoma in year-old female patient followed with prosthetic rehabilitation. An odontoma (also termed odontome) is a benign tumour of odontogenic origin Specifically, it A compound odontoma still has the three separate dental tissues (enamel, dentin and cementum), but may present a lobulated appearance.

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Intraoral examination revealed a yellowish white mass on the alveolar ridge distal to left maxillary first premolar Figure 1. Based on the degree of morphodifferentiation or on the basis of their resemblance to normal teeth, they are divided into compound and complex odontomas.

Photograph showing completely excised odontoma from both maxillary and mandibular region. Histological differential diagnosis includes ameloblastic fibro-odontoma, odontoameloblastoma and calcifying odontogenic cyst.

Microradiographic and microscopic investigation of a rare case of complex odontoma. Large erupting odonroma odontoma: Related articles Bone regeneration complex odontoma dental implants odontoma.

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This classification has listed out three types of odontomas namely, odontoameloblastoma, complex and compound odontoma [ 3 ]. Sitemap What’s New Feedback Disclaimer.


osontoma Review of literature and report of case. Orthopantomograph showing a well-defined radiodense, multilocular lesion in the lower left molar region extending from mandibular left second premolar to cojplex angle of the mandible. In general, they are asymptomatic and slow-growing, reaching no more than 3 cm in diameter 4. Veiw figure View current figure in a new window View next figure. Generally odontomas are small in size; however, occasionally they may grow large enough so as to cause bony expansion as seen in our case.

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Clinical photograph showing the odontoma erupting in the oral cavity. An alternative treatment option for a bony defect from large odontoma using recycled demineralization at chairside.

Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Journal The prognosis is good with surgical excision and recurrence is nil. The primary mandibular right second molar was displaced inferiorly near to the lower border of mandible. Natl J Maxillofac Surg. Quintessence Int Berl ; Radiologic evaluation of an unusually sized complex odontoma involving the maxillary sinus by cone beam computed tomography.

Though most cases are found impacted within the jaw there are instances where odontomas have erupted into the oral cavity. Surgical Pathology of the Head and Neck. Palatal Island fl ap healing after 3 weeks Figure 4 c: Further, the teeth from the permanent mandibular right canine to the permanent left one were impacted and dislodged from their normal position Fig.


They are thought to arise from budding of extra-odontogenic epithelial cells from the dental lamina. Most common odontogenic tumor Usually diagnosed during the first two decades of life No sex predilection.

None, Conflict of Interest: Relative incidence of odontogenic tumors and complx jaw cyst in a Canadian population. Images hosted on other servers: Two cases of complex odontomas exhibiting unusual features are reported in this paper.

Journal of Clinical and Cojplex Research; 5 6: Sitemap What’s New Feedback Disclaimer. In the present case additional radiographic evaluation with CT was required to determine the extent and features of the lesion as it allowed better depiction of the hyperdense mass approximating the floor of orbit. Hybrid odontoma, a new variant has also been quoted in literature [ 2 ].

Panaromic radiograph showing a well-circumscribed radiopaque lesion Click here to view.

Complex odontoma, odontogenic tumors and allied lesions. An unusual complex odontoma.