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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 94-98
An unusual presentation of an odontogenic tumor: A diagnostic quandary


1 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Annoor Dental College and Hospital, Ernakulam, Kerala, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, PMS College of Dental Science and Research, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
3 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Mar Baselios Dental College, Kothamangalam, Kerala, India

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Priya Thomas
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Annoor Dental College and Hospital, Muvattupuzha, Ernakulam - 686 673, Kerala
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jomfp.JOMFP_147_20

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Squamous odontogenic tumor (SOT) is a rare benign neoplasm and may be located to multiple sites in the oral cavity mouth. As per the literature, there have been <50 reported cases. The tumor is often asymptomatic, although it can present with symptoms of pain and tooth mobility. Peripheral odontogenic tumor is a rare entity derived from either epithelial or mesenchymal portions of the tooth-forming apparatus. Lesions are common to gingiva and alveolar mucosa. Peripheral granular cell ameloblastoma (GCA) is considered to be even rarer. The purpose of the study is to report a case of SOT with a synchronous association with peripheral GCA of cystic nature in the mandible. The occurrence of SOT with ameloblastoma has not been reported as per the literature search.


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