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Cone Beam Computed Tomography Findings in Calcifying Cystic Odontogenic Tumor Associated with Odontome: A Case Report.

Phulambrikar T, Vilas Kant S, Kode M, Magar S - J Dent (Shiraz) (2015)

Bottom Line: The calcifying cystic odontogenic tumor (CCOT) is a rare cystic odontogenic neoplasm frequently found in association with odontome.Conventional radiographs showed internal calcification within the lesion but were unable to visualize its relation with the adjacent structures and its accurate extent.In this case cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) could accurately reveal the extent and the internal structure of the lesion which aided the presumptive diagnosis of the lesion as CCOT.

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Affiliation: Dept. of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Sri. Aurobindo Dental College & PG Institute, India.

ABSTRACT
The calcifying cystic odontogenic tumor (CCOT) is a rare cystic odontogenic neoplasm frequently found in association with odontome. This report documents a case of CCOT associated with an odontome arising in the anterior maxilla in a 28-year-old man. Conventional radiographs showed internal calcification within the lesion but were unable to visualize its relation with the adjacent structures and its accurate extent. In this case cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) could accurately reveal the extent and the internal structure of the lesion which aided the presumptive diagnosis of the lesion as CCOT. This advanced imaging technique proved to be extremely useful in the radiographic assessment and management of this neoplasm of the maxilla.

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Mentions: Occlusal radiograph demonstrated unilocular radiolucency extending anterior-posteriorly from mesial of tooth 11 to distal of 26 with multiple ill-defined radiopaque foci of varying density (Figure 3).


Cone Beam Computed Tomography Findings in Calcifying Cystic Odontogenic Tumor Associated with Odontome: A Case Report.

Phulambrikar T, Vilas Kant S, Kode M, Magar S - J Dent (Shiraz) (2015)

Occlusal radiograph showing radiopacities in left maxillary quadrant
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Figure 3: Occlusal radiograph showing radiopacities in left maxillary quadrant
Mentions: Occlusal radiograph demonstrated unilocular radiolucency extending anterior-posteriorly from mesial of tooth 11 to distal of 26 with multiple ill-defined radiopaque foci of varying density (Figure 3).

Bottom Line: The calcifying cystic odontogenic tumor (CCOT) is a rare cystic odontogenic neoplasm frequently found in association with odontome.Conventional radiographs showed internal calcification within the lesion but were unable to visualize its relation with the adjacent structures and its accurate extent.In this case cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) could accurately reveal the extent and the internal structure of the lesion which aided the presumptive diagnosis of the lesion as CCOT.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Dept. of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Sri. Aurobindo Dental College & PG Institute, India.

ABSTRACT
The calcifying cystic odontogenic tumor (CCOT) is a rare cystic odontogenic neoplasm frequently found in association with odontome. This report documents a case of CCOT associated with an odontome arising in the anterior maxilla in a 28-year-old man. Conventional radiographs showed internal calcification within the lesion but were unable to visualize its relation with the adjacent structures and its accurate extent. In this case cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) could accurately reveal the extent and the internal structure of the lesion which aided the presumptive diagnosis of the lesion as CCOT. This advanced imaging technique proved to be extremely useful in the radiographic assessment and management of this neoplasm of the maxilla.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus