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cyt of the jaws with calcifications

Sunday 6 December 2020

calcified cyt of the jaws


- keratocystic odontogenic tumour (KCOT) or calcifying odontogenic cyst

  • A calcifying cystic odontogenic tumor (CCOT) is a proliferation of odontogenic epithelium and scattered nests of ghost cells and calcifications that may form the lining of a cyst, or present as a solid mass.
  • It was previously described by Gorlin et al in 1962 as a calcifying odontogenic cyst.

- dentigerous cysts with calcification mimicking odontogenic tumors

  • dentigerous cysts with dystrophic calcification

See also

- dentigerous cyst

  • Dentigerous cysts are developmental odontogenic jaw cysts, commonly manifesting in the second and third decades of life.