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Compound Odontoma associated with Maxillary Canine: A Case Report

Eldhose K George, Sanju Lakshmanan, Shilpa Chikkanna, Eby Aluckal, Abraham Kunnilathu

Keywords : Impacted teeth, Odontoma,Maxilla

Citation Information : George EK, Lakshmanan S, Chikkanna S, Aluckal E, Kunnilathu A. Compound Odontoma associated with Maxillary Canine: A Case Report. 2016; 6 (2):46-49.

DOI: 10.5005/jsd-6-2-46

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Odontoma is a hamartomatous lesion of odontogenic origin involving both epithelial and mesenchymal tissues. Odontomas constitute about 22% of all odontogenic tumors of the jaws. They are usually asymptomatic but sometimes may interfere with the eruption of the associated tooth, leading to impaction or delayed eruption. This paper reports a case of management of the radiopaque mass which was associated with the impacted left maxillary canine. The radiopaque mass was surgically removed and confirmed as Compound Odontoma histopathologiocally.


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