AH Praveen1, R Thriveni2, Dipanwita Chakraborty2, Malashri Ghatke2, Miriyala Satya Shree Vibha2
1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, AME’s Dental College and Hospital, Raichur, Karnataka, India.
2Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, AME’s Dental College and Hospital, Raichur, Karnataka, India.
Calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor (CEOT) is a rare benign odontogenic tumor which can occur extraosseous or intraosseous. The etiopathogenesis of CEOT is not known. It has a propensity toward mandibular molar ramus region and has no sex predilection. The treatment of choice for CEOT ranges from either enucleation, curettage to enucleation, marginal/segmental resection, and radical and extensive resection (hemimandibulectomy) or hemimaxillectomy. This case report describes an incidence and clinical management of CEOT in a young female patient.
Keywords: Extraosseous, intraosseous, odontogenic tumo.