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CASE REPORT

Odontogenic Keratocyst Associated With Supernumerary Tooth: A Case Report

PD Kumar, S Devadiga, R Agrawal, CH Mahabaleshwar

Citation Information : Kumar P, Devadiga S, Agrawal R, Mahabaleshwar C. Odontogenic Keratocyst Associated With Supernumerary Tooth: A Case Report. J Oral Health Comm Dent 2015; 9 (2):96-98.

DOI: 10.5005/johcd-9-2-96

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-05-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

The odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) is a cystic lesion of odontogenic origin that demonstrates the behavioral characteristics of a benign neoplasm and has a propensity to recur after surgical treatment. This is a case report a 45-year-old male presented with a solitary swelling in the submandibular region, which was clinically diagnosed as dentigerous cyst. The microscopic examination revealed the presence of odontogenic keratocyst.


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