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A case of complex odontoma associated with an impacted lower deciduous second molar and analysis of the 107 odontomas.
Histologically there are two types of odontomas; compound odontomas consist of all dental tissues resembling a tooth-like structure and complex odontomas are present as disorganized mass (2).
Treatment: Conservative surgical enucleation is considered to be the treatment of choice in most cases of complex odontoma.
It includes ameloblastoma, odontogenic myxoma, adenomatoid odontogenic tumor, calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor (Pindborg tumor), calcifying odontogenic cyst (Gorlin cyst), ameloblastic fibroma, ameloblastic fibro-odontoma, compound odontoma, and complex odontoma.
8) Complex odontomas do not resemble tooth forms, but appear as indistinguishable radiopaque masses.