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Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumor: A Case Report

Nithin J Jude, Sathyanarayanan Ramanujam, Raghu Kumaravelu, Ramya

Citation Information : Jude NJ, Ramanujam S, Kumaravelu R, R. Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumor: A Case Report. 2021; 11 (1):19-22.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10083-0932

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-07-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Here, we present a case report of adenomatoid odontogenic tumor, a tumor of odontogenic epithelium in a 17-year-old young female patient who presented with a history of swelling in left side of face involving anterior maxilla which persisted for past 2 years with complaints of missing 23 and retained deciduous 62. At first, it was misdiagnosed as dentigerous cyst. Later, it was diagnosed as adenomatoid odontogenic tumor based on the biopsy report. This article focuses on various diagnostic aspects of this tumor and its surgical management. The treatment option chosen for this case was enucleation, and it is intervened under general anesthesia. On follow-up appointments, the patient reported no chance of recurrence. The conflicting views whether the lesion was neoplasm or an anomalous hamartomatous growth was also discussed.

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