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Quintessence International

Edited by Eli Eliav

ISSN 0033-6572 (print) • ISSN 1936-7163 (online)

April 2014
Volume 45 , Issue 4

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Compound odontoma involving the four quadrants of the jaws: A case report and review of the literature

Erdogan, Özgür / Keceli, Onur / Öztunc, Haluk / Evlice, Burcu / Altug, Hasan Ayberk / Günhan, Ömer

Pages: 341-344
PMID: 24459676
DOI: 10.3290/j.qi.a31331

Odontomas are the most common odontogenic tumors, representing 70% of all odontogenic tumors. They may present in two specific forms; compound odontoma forms multiple small tooth-like structures, while complex odontoma forms an amorphous calcified mass. In this report, we present a 27-year-old male patient with multiple compound odontoma occupied regions at his jaws. The odontomas involve both alveolar and basal processes of the maxilla and mandible as well as both maxillary sinuses. Converse to conventional recommended treatment, which is surgical excision of the lesion, the management was removal of the lesion and clinical-radiologic followup. The first year’s follow-up findings are presented in this case report.

Keywords: compound odontoma, maxilla, mandible, odontoma

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