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J Maxillofac Oral Surg. 2010 Sep;9(3):302-6. doi: 10.1007/s12663-010-0068-x. Epub 2010 Nov 25.

Calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumour: a case report.

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Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Modern Dental College and Research Centre, Indore, MP India.


Calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumour (CEOT) presenting at an unusual site is rare. The characteristic cytologic findings in association with radiologic features can help the cytopathologist and the surgeon in rendering a firm preoperative diagnosis of Calcifying Epithelial Odontogenic Tumour even at atypical sites such as maxilla. The purpose of this article is to report an additional case of CEOT and discuss the radiologic appearance, histologic features, clinical behavior and surgical management.


Biopsy; Calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumour; Maxillary tumor; Resection

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