odontoma

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odontoma

[‚ō‚dän′tō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor representing a developmental excess, composed of mesodermal or octodermal tooth-forming tissue, alone or in association with the calcified derivatives of these structures.
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The purpose this study is to report of large compound odontoma of the right mandibular angle that was treated with a minimally invasive intraoral approach, with discussing the treatment modalities on similar cases.
On the basis of clinical and radiological findings, surgical treatment was indicated with an initial diagnosis of compound odontoma.
Compound Odontoma Associated With Maxillary Impacted Permanent Central Incisor Tooth: A Case Report.
Compound odontoma associated with an unerupted and dilacerated maxillary primary central incisor in a young patient.
4) Compound odontomas are characterized by a central core of pulp that is encased in a shell of dentin and partially covered by enamel.
About 20% display the features of COC with those of a small complex or compound odontoma.
Odontomas are of two types, the complex and the compound odontoma.
1,2,8) Compound odontomas are composed of several well-formed, tooth-like structures (Figure 3A), while complex odontomas show irregular, amorphous hyperattenuating, calcified tissue surrounded by a radiolucency (Figure 3B).