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ICV 2018: 74.52

International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2020, Vol. 6 Issue 1, Part B

Cystic lesion in the maxilla: A case report of calcifying odontogenic cyst with review of literature

AUTHOR(S): Muthu Ponnusamy Sumathy, Subramanian Kuzhali, Viswanathan Harishnath, Santiago Gnanadeepam, Packiaraj Selvajothi and Sivaraj Ramyadevi
ABSTRACT:Calcifying odontogenic cyst (COC) is a developmental odontogenic cyst which was first described as a separate entity by Gorlin et al. in 1962. COC characterizing as a cyst and neoplasm accounts for only about 1% of all odontogenic cysts. This unique lesion occurs mostly as intraosseous and rarely as a peripheral variant. Due to its diversified histological presentations and spectrum of variants the pathogenesis and the biological behavior needs to be understood. In this article, we present a case of COC in the maxilla of a 14 year old female with brief discussion.
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How to cite this article:
Muthu Ponnusamy Sumathy, Subramanian Kuzhali, Viswanathan Harishnath, Santiago Gnanadeepam, Packiaraj Selvajothi, Sivaraj Ramyadevi. Cystic lesion in the maxilla: A case report of calcifying odontogenic cyst with review of literature. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2020;6(1):66-69.
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