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odontogenic

[ō¦dänt·ə¦jen·ik]
(histology)
Pertaining to the origin and development of teeth.
Originating in tissues associated with teeth.
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Professor Fatusi at the 343rd inaugural lecture of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, said odontogenic infections, which are infections arising from teeth and the teeth-supporting structures, can be fatal.
Cementoblastoma, osteoid osteoma, cemento-osseous lesions, adenomatoid odontogenic tumor, calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor, and ameloblastic fibro-odontoma were also considered in the differential diagnoses.
Tumor Dimensions (Core and Noncore).--Owing to the intraosseous nature of odontogenic lesions, reference to any imaging studies or consultation with a radiologist is recommended in order to achieve the best interpretation of maximum tumor dimension, combining macroscopy, specimen or clinical radiology, and microscopy.
A differential diagnosis is also possible where DCs can be distinguished from odontogenic keratocyst, ameloblastic fibroodontoma, ameloblastic fibroma, calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor, adenomatoid odontogenic tumor, and unicystic ameloblastoma (7).
There are only a handful of tumour markers that can be used by pathologists for diagnosis of odontogenic tumours, and many other potential markers are constantly under development.
Impacted teeth may lead to common complications like carious lesions of the impacted or adjacent tooth, periapical infection, periodontal disease and pathology like cyst and tumor.9 Common odontogenic cysts and tumors include dentigerous cyst, calcifying odontogenic cyst, ameloblastoma, adenomatoid odontogenic tumor, odontogenic keratocyst, calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor, and odontoma.10 Review of literature states that cystic or neoplastic lesions are seen in 16% of impacted teeth and is most common finding during the second and third decades of life.11 The most frequent lesion associated with impacted teeth is the dentigerous cyst.12
The most commonly implicated factor reported for CNF in the head and neck region is odontogenic infection or post-extraction infection.
The information in the medical records included the following: female and male patients aged 0-18 years who were arranged into 0-4 years, 5-9 years, 10-14 years, 15-18 years age groups, and those who were diagnosed with some type of oral and maxillofacial pathology, divided as follows: head/neck cystic lesions, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) lesions, infectious lesions, benign head and neck tumor, malignant head and neck tumor, benign odontogenic tumor, and those admitted to the HOMI in the period between January 2006 and December 2014.
The majority of ameloblastomas derive from the odontogenic apparatus (ie, epithelium, enamel organ and its derivatives or remnants), or less commonly from the lining of a dentigerous cyst.
Odontogenic lesions in a pediatric population: Review of the literature and presentation of 745 cases.
Odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) is officially known as a true benign tumor, and it is aggressive in nature.