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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 132-134

Keratocystic odontogenic tumor invading the left maxilla: A rare case report


1 Department of Pedodontics, Government Dental College & Hospital, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Oral Diagnosis Medicine & Radiology, VSPM Dental College & Research Center, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Oral Pathology & Microbiology, Government Dental College & Hospital, Maharashtra, India

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Ritesh R Kalaskar
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DOI: 10.4103/0976-433X.121641

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Keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT) is an intraosseous neoplasm of odontogenic origin characterized by high recurrence rates. Commonly, observed in males in second and third decades of life. The aim is to discuss the treatment modalities of a rare case of KCOT in a 5-year-old female child. Considering the age of the patient KCOT was treated by enucleation and Carnoy's solution application to reduce the recurrence and complications associated with repeated surgeries.


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