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CASE REPORT

A Rare Case of A Complex Odontome Fused to An Upper Wisdom Tooth

Clarence Pace, Richard Crosher, Audrey Pace, Purush Manivasagam

Citation Information : Pace C, Crosher R, Pace A, Manivasagam P. A Rare Case of A Complex Odontome Fused to An Upper Wisdom Tooth. J Oral Health Comm Dent 2011; 5 (1):47-48.

DOI: 10.5005/johcd-5-1-47

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-01-2011

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


Abstract

A 22 year old man presented with pain arising from his carious lower left second molar. An Orthopantomogram (OPT) revealed an incidental finding of an odontome fused to an upper wisdom tooth, a finding that to the author's knowledge has never been previously reported. This case also illustrates the value of panoramic radiographs in identifying incidental pathology.


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