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Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology


Non-Syndromic Multiple Keratocystic Odontogenic Tumor: A Rare Case Report and Review of Literature


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Author Details : Sharry Goyal, Pradhuman Verma, Amit Ladgotra, Mayank Mehta, Harpreet Kaur Sandhu

Volume : 1, Issue : 4, Year : 2015

Article Page : 179-184


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Abstract

 Keratocystic Odontogenic tumor (KCOT) has been the topic of various researchers and is distinctive for its potentially aggressive behavior and tendency for multiplicity. It is anodontogenic tumorthat exhibits a hyperkeratinizedepithelial lining. The lesion originates from the cell-rests of the dental lamina rather than from the reduced enamel epithelium or the cell rests of Malassez. It constitutes for 3.11% of all odontogenic cysts. It often occurs as a solitary lesion at the angle of mandible and multiple lesions may occur in association with systemic changes. Here is a rare case report ofmultiple KCOTsassociated with an ovarian cyst in 30 years old female.

Key words: GorlinGoltz syndrome, KeratocyticOdontogenic tumor, Odontogenic

How to cite : Goyal S, Verma P, Ladgotra A, Mehta M, Sandhu H K, Non-Syndromic Multiple Keratocystic Odontogenic Tumor: A Rare Case Report and Review of Literature. J Oral Med Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2015;1(4):179-184

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