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CASE REPORT

Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumour of the Maxilla - A Case Report with Review

A Kannan, C Sumathy, A Bojan, S Sathasivasubramanian

Citation Information : Kannan A, Sumathy C, Bojan A, Sathasivasubramanian S. Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumour of the Maxilla - A Case Report with Review. J Oral Health Comm Dent 2014; 8 (1):55-57.

DOI: 10.5005/johcd-8-1-55

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-06-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


Abstract

Adenomatoid odontogenic tumour is a relatively uncommon odontogenic tumour first described by steensland in 1905. Adenomatoid odontogenic tumour accounts for about 3-7% of all odontogenic tumours, predominantly found in young female patients, located more often in maxilla associated with an unerupted permanent tooth. The tumour often misdiagnosed as an odontogenic cyst. AOT frequently resembles other odontogenic lesions such as dentigerous cysts or ameloblastomas. Therefore, it should be distinguished from the more common lesions of odontogenic origin in routine dental examinations. We present a rare case report of 59-year-old female patient of AOT occurring in the maxilla.


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