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CEOT - Calcified anomalies in dental X-ray. A case-based review of differential diagnoses in radiopaque lesions in maxilla and mandible


Lanzer, Martin; Yildirim, Ayhan; Kruse, Astrid L; Grätz, Klaus; Lübbers, Heinz-Theo (2015). CEOT - Calcified anomalies in dental X-ray. A case-based review of differential diagnoses in radiopaque lesions in maxilla and mandible. Swiss Dental Journal, 125(3):315-327.

Abstract

The calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor (CEOT) is a benign tumor entity, usually localized in the molar region of the lower jaw. CEOT is not known for a destructive growth pattern, nevertheless it grows expansive. To properly diagnose a CEOT, histological verification is necessary. Due to its rare appearance and low incidence (approximately 4 cases per year worldwide), it is usually not diagnosed or thought of at once. Usually it happens to be the "surprising" diagnosis after histological verification. Hereby, we represent a case report of a CEOT - also known as "pindborg" tumor, and discuss the most likely differential diagnoses.

Abstract

The calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor (CEOT) is a benign tumor entity, usually localized in the molar region of the lower jaw. CEOT is not known for a destructive growth pattern, nevertheless it grows expansive. To properly diagnose a CEOT, histological verification is necessary. Due to its rare appearance and low incidence (approximately 4 cases per year worldwide), it is usually not diagnosed or thought of at once. Usually it happens to be the "surprising" diagnosis after histological verification. Hereby, we represent a case report of a CEOT - also known as "pindborg" tumor, and discuss the most likely differential diagnoses.

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Other titles:CEOT – Kalzifizierende Veränderungen im zahnärztlichen Röntgenbild
Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Center for Dental Medicine > Clinic for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:German
Date:2015
Deposited On:22 Jan 2016 12:15
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 19:58
Publisher:Schweizerische Zahnärzte-Gesellschaft SSO
ISSN:2296-6501
Free access at:PubMed ID. An embargo period may apply.
Official URL:https://www.sso.ch/fileadmin/upload_sso/2_Zahnaerzte/2_SDJ/SDJ_2015/SDJ_3_2015/SDJ_2015-03_praxis_D.pdf
PubMed ID:26168688

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