Odontomas are hamartomatous lesions composed of mature enamel, dentin, and pulp, and may be compound or complex depending on the extent of. This article presents surgical management of excision complex odontoma in year-old female patient followed with prosthetic rehabilitation. An odontoma (also termed odontome) is a benign tumour of odontogenic origin Specifically, it A compound odontoma still has the three separate dental tissues (enamel, dentin and cementum), but may present a lobulated appearance.

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The placement of 2 dental implants Click here to view. Various factors such as prior trauma and infection appear to be involved, however, the exact etiology of odontoma formation is not compldx.

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Home About Us Advertise Amazon. Supernumerary teeth Complete well formed teeth Usually in males Can rarely be associated with syndromes such as cleidocranial dysostosis General: Radiological evaluation of a large complex odontoma by computed tomography. There is an increased risk of certain forms of cancer, including breast, thyroid, endometrial and kidney cancers. Email this article Alert me when cited Alert me if commented.

Large Complex Odontoma

Large erupting complex odontoma. Here, we report a case of rare, unusually large, compound-complex odontoma, located in the left anterior maxilla of a year-old male patient.


J compex Dent Assoc ; The clinical signs, indicative of odontomas include retained deciduous tooth, missing or impacted teeth [ 10 ]. A radiolucent halo, surrounded by a thin sclerotic line is noted, around the radiopacity. Odontogenic tumors in childhood: Clinical photograph showing the odontoma erupting in the oral cavity.

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Large Complex Odontoma

Gross specimen showing a hard mass left along with the soft tissue right attached to it. Figure 2 shows radiographic postoperative appearance of the surgical area immediately after lesion resection.

Open in a separate window. Review and report of case. The compound odontoma is composed of multiple, small tooth-like structures.

Intraoral photograph showing erupting mandibular odontoma and swelling in anterior maxillary alveolar ridge. These are usually asymptomatic and are frequently associated with eruption disturbances. Cases of malignant transformation for ameloblastic fibro-odontoma have also been described 8,12, Meta-analysis of the epidemiology and clinincal manifestations of odontomas.

Images hosted on PathOut server: A Textbook of Oral Pathology. Unerupted maxillary primary canine associated with compound composite odontoma. Review of the literature and presentation of new cases of odontomas.


According to the histopathological perspective, odontomas can be grouped as: J Oral Maxillofac Surg, A odohtoma year old boy is found to have multiple odontomas of the left mandibular body.

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Postoperative panaromic radiograph showing recon plate along with intact lower border of mandible Click here to view. A retrospective complfx of the characteristics, treatment and follow-up of 26 odontomas in Greek children.

In conclusion, despite the large clinical manifestation, the present case appears to have similar behavior and prognosis of smaller odontomas.

An extensive survey of English literature revealed ten cases of erupted compound odontomas, and the present paper reports a case of a multiple symptomatic erupted complex odontomas of unusually large size involving complwx the jaws and the maxillary sinus in a year-old male patient.

To the best of our knowledge, a total number of 21 cases of erupted odontomas have been reported in English literature, 10 of these being of compound variety and 11 of complex type.