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calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor

Tuesday 18 December 2018

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Synopsis

- sheets of polyhedral, eosinophilic squamous epithelial cells
- focal psammoma bodies
- variable markedly pleomorphic cells with 2 - 3 nuclei
amyloid bodies ( containing degenerated keratin filaments )
- often scanty stroma, although epithelium / stromal ratio is variable between tumors
- clear cell variant with clear vacuolated cytoplasm

See also

- odontogenic tumors