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CASE REPORT

Extrafollicular Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumour

Imran Khalid, Visalakshi Devarakonda, K. Pratima Raju, Mohd Asif Ali Ansari

Citation Information : Khalid I, Devarakonda V, Raju KP, Ansari MA. Extrafollicular Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumour. J Contemp Dent 2012; 2 (1):25-28.

DOI: 10.5005/jcd-2-1-25

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-04-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; The Author(s).


Abstract

Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumour (AOT) is an unusual benign tumour unique to maxillofacial area, with a tendency to involve the tooth bearing areas of both the jaws and accounting for 3% of all the odontogenic tumours. Diagnosis of the tumour is sometimes intriguing owing to its variable clinical and radiographic presentation. One such variable and relatively rare presentation of extrafollicular type of adenomatoid odontogenic tumour in anterior maxilla of an eighteen year old female has been discussed in this paper which can be refreshing for the practitioner.


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