odontogenic cyst


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Related to odontogenic cyst: ameloblastoma, Odontogenic keratocyst, dentigerous cyst

odontogenic cyst

[ō¦dänt·ə¦jen·ik ′sist]
(medicine)
A cyst originating in tissues associated with teeth.
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Although unnecessary for diagnosis, there is a high Ki-67 and p53 expression in the neoplastic cells, ft is important to separate KCOTs from dentigerous cysts, orthokeratinized odontogenic cysts, and periapical cysts, as these other entities do not have the same potential for recurrence or syndrome association.
Orthokeratinized odontogenic cyst had a male predominance with a male to female ratio of 2.
Primary intraosseous odontogenic carcinoma arising in an odontogenic cyst or de novo: a clinicopathologic study of six new cases.
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.
Dentigerous cysts are the most common type of developmental odontogenic cyst.
In addition, less likely consideration included locally aggressive odontogenic lesions, such as ameloblastic fibro-odontoma, as well as other entities consisting of calcifying odontogenic cyst (Gorlin cyst), adenomatoid odontogenic tumor, and primordial cysts (keratocyst).