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Odontogenic cyst

Farzaneh Mosavat, Roxana Rashtchian, Negar Zeini, Daryoush Goodarzi Pour, Shabnam Mohammed Charlie, Nazanin Mahdavi
Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor (AOT) is a rare noninvasive odontogenic tumor that occurs mostly in the second decade of life. Based on its tooth association, AOT can be classified into three categories of follicular, extrafollicular, and peripheral types; the follicular classification is considered as the most common type of AOT. This study reported a large extrafollicular case of AOT in a 40-year-old female. She was asymptomatic and tumor was detected accidentally by her dental practitioner. Since the panoramic radiograph showed a well-defined unilocular radiolucent lesion, we observed radiopaque spots within the lesion by using cone beam computed tomography...
2018: Case Reports in Radiology
Jéssica Araújo Figueira, Fábio Roberto de Souza Batista, Karina Rosso, Vanessa Cristina Veltrini, Angelo José Pavan
Gorlin-Goltz syndrome (GGS), also known as nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome, is an autosomal dominant inherited disorder with high penetrance and variable expressivity. The classic triad originally described by Gorlin and Goltz in 1960 is composed of multiple nevoid basal cell carcinomas (NBCCs), odontogenic keratocysts (OKCs) in the jaws and bifid ribs. in 1977, this triad was modified by Rayner et al, and to GGS diagnosis, the OKCs had to appear in combination with calcification of the cerebellar falx or palmar and plantar pits...
March 8, 2018: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
Stefano Sivolella, Chiara Perin, Marco Capecchi, Valerio Buongiorno, Marialuisa Valente
Lateral periodontal cysts (LPCs) are rare odontogenic cysts of developmental origin. A 52-year-old man presented with an asymptomatic gingival swelling located between the mandibular left canine and first premolar, both of which were vital. Radiography showed a well-circumscribed radiolucent area and loss of the lamina dura around the tooth socket in contact with the lesion and of the interproximal buccal bone. The lesion was enucleated. The defect was immediately grafted with a 1:1 mixed autologous and heterologous bone graft covered with a collagen membrane...
March 7, 2018: International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry
Tomasz Kaczmarzyk, Konrad Kisielowski, Rafał Koszowski, Magdalena Rynkiewicz, Ewa Gawełek, Karolina Babiuch, Anna Bednarczyk, Bogna Drozdzowska
OBJECTIVES: Odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) presents considerable variation in aggressiveness and propensity for recurrence, yet hitherto, no explicit clinicopathological features have been determined to clearly demonstrate the potential for relapse. This retrospective study aims to investigate the prognostic relevance of various clinicopathological features as well as immunoexpression of COX-2, bcl-2, PCNA, and p53 in sporadic OKC. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Among 41 patients with OKC treated by enucleation, the frequency of recurrence for various clinicopathological features as well as immunoexpression for COX-2, bcl-2, PCNA, and p53 was evaluated...
March 5, 2018: Clinical Oral Investigations
Annaji Araleri Gopalkrishna, B N Tejasree, M Manjunath, D P Ashwin
Odontogenic keratocyst(OKC)is a cyst oftooth origin with an aggressive behavior including a high recurrence rate, it has been rechristened to keratocystic odontogenic tumor(KCOT) as it be the reflects its neoplastic nature. We report a case of KCOT in association with an impacted supernumerary tooth along with Trigeminal Neuralgia, that subsided by itself after removal of the cyst.
January 2018: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: JOMFP
Mamata Kamat, Sampada Kanitkar, Uma Datar, Sanjay Byakodi
Orthokeratinized odontogenic cyst (OOC) is a relatively rare odontogenic cyst, distinct from odontogenic keratocyst (OKC). In the 4th edition of WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumors (2017), OOC has been included as a separate entity in the category of developmental odontogenic cysts. It presents as a unilocular radiolucent lesion in the posterior mandible and is frequently related to impacted teeth, thus mimicking dentigerous cyst. Due to low local aggressiveness and no association with nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome, it does not show tendency to recur...
January 2018: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: JOMFP
Sudheer Kanth Kondamari, Sravya Taneeru, Venkateswara Rao Guttikonda, Geetha Kumari Masabattula
Dentigerous cyst (DC) is a developmental odontogenic cyst that encloses the crown of an unerupted tooth by expansion of its follicle with accumulation of fluid between the reduced enamel epithelium and the tooth crown and is attached to the neck of the tooth. The lining of DCs shows a potential for neoplastic transformation to ameloblastoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and mucoepidermoid carcinoma. Here, we report a rare case of an ameloblastoma arising in the wall of a DC.
January 2018: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: JOMFP
Dize Li, Zhiqiang Yang, Tao Chen, Chao Guan, Feilong Wang, Ethan L Matz, Yuanyuan Zhang, Ping Ji
Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) has obvious advantages over regular radiography in diagnosis of complex diseases. Objective of this study is to report a case of a mandibular jaw ameloblastoma recurring cyst, which represents a benign tumor of odontogenic epithelium, using CBCT imaging technology. CBCT examination of the patient suffering with recurrent lower jaw cyst (relapsing four years after surgery) showed a decrease in irregular bone density and appearance of a honeycomb pattern (3.5 cm×2.5 cm×1...
2018: Journal of X-ray Science and Technology
Taynara Asevedo Campos de Resende, Vanessa de Fátima Bernardes, Jéssica Carolina da Silva, Luiz Armando De Marco, Ricardo Santiago Gomez, Carolina Cavalieri Gomes, Marina Gonçalves Diniz
OBJECTIVES: The odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) is an aggressive odontogenic cyst that has a high recurrence rate. Apart from PTCH1 mutations, few molecular alterations are described in OKCs. Low expression of microRNAs (miRNAs) miR-15a and/or miR-16-1 in association with increased expression of their target, Bcl-2, have been previously found in OKC. In humans, MIR15A and MIR16-1 are clustered at chromosome position 13 q14, and loss of heterozygosity (LOH) at this locus occurs in different tumors...
January 31, 2018: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology
Pradeep J Christopher, Senthilnathan Periasamy, Poorna Devadoss, Santhosh P Kumar
This case report presents the removal of complex composite odontoma in a young patient in the right body of mandible via the unilateral sagittal splitting of the mandible. This article shows that sagittal split osteotomy of the mandible can be very useful to access various pathologies in the body, angle, and ramus of the mandible and to navigate lesions that are in proximity to the inferior alveolar nerve. This technique also helps in avoiding postoperative morbidity when compared to other conventional surgical approaches...
December 6, 2017: Curēus
N Baldini, A Pare, S Badja, A Veyssiere, J D Kün-Darbois
Intra-osseous cholesterol granuloma (CG) is a rare and benign lesion. Very few cases of CG of the jaws have been described in the literature. CG of the jaws seems to be due to the accumulation of cholesterol of hematogenous origin in odontogenic cysts. We report on one case of CG of the maxilla treated by surgical enucleation in a 46-year-old man who presented an asymptomatic swelling of the maxilla.
February 6, 2018: Morphologie: Bulletin de L'Association des Anatomistes
Khamisah Awang Kechik, Chong Huat Siar
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) remains the most challenging jaw cyst to treat because of its locally-aggressive behaviour and high recurrence potential. Emerging evidence suggests that osteopontin, its receptors CD44v6 and integrin αv, and podoplanin, have a role in the local invasiveness of this cyst. However the spatial distribution characteristics of these pro-invasive markers in the lining epithelium of OKC, and their association with the clinicopathologic parameters of OKC are largely unexplored...
February 2018: Annals of Diagnostic Pathology
Mayte Buchbender, Friedrich W Neukam, Rainer Lutz, Christian M Schmitt
OBJECTIVES: In this systematic review, we aimed to assess the impact of filling or not filling enucleated odontogenic jaw cysts on bony defect consolidation. In terms of filling, we aimed to assess which is the best filling material based on current evidence. STUDY DESIGN: An electronic search was performed using PubMed, Embase, and MEDLINE databases with the logical operators: "odontogenic cysts" AND "jaw cysts" AND "treatment AND therapy...
December 29, 2017: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology
Sailendra Nath Biswas, R R Paul, Jay Gopal Ray, Sumit Majumdar, Divya Uppala
Context: The most common and important odontogenic cyst involving jaws is the odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) or primordial cyst, the dentigerous cyst and the radicular cyst. These cysts all though do not show similar behavior, they all have the potentiality to recur. Silver nitrate staining of the nucleolar organizer regions (AgNORs) of the benign and malignant lesions is becoming very useful as a diagnostic indicator. Thus, the aim of this study is to assess the diagnostic potential of AgNORs in the cystic epithelium of common odontogenic cysts...
September 2017: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: JOMFP
Vinay Kumar Dandena, Satish Yadava Thimmaiah, Mohammad Asif Kiresur, Prahlad Hunsigi, Swathi Roy, M Rashmi
Aim: This study aimed to demonstrate and evaluate the expression of stromal myofibroblasts (MFs) and epithelial cell proliferation using α-smooth muscle actin (α-SMA) and Ki67 markers, respectively, in odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) and orthokeratinized odontogenic cyst (OOC) to correlate their aggressive behavior. Materials and Methods: Twenty cases of OKC and twenty cases of OOC were stained with α-SMA and Ki67 markers for demonstration of stromal MFs and epithelial cell proliferation, respectively, and ten cases of well-differentiated squamous cell carcinoma were used as positive control...
September 2017: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: JOMFP
B K Akshatha, Karpagaselvi Karuppiah, G S Manjunath, Jayalakshmi Kumarswamy, Lokesh Papaiah, Jyothi Rao
Introduction: The three common odontogenic cysts include radicular cysts (RCs), dentigerous cysts (DCs), and odontogenic keratocysts (OKCs). Among these 3 cysts, OKC is recently been classified as benign keratocystic odontogenic tumor attributing to its aggressive behavior, recurrence rate, and malignant potential. The present study involved qualitative and quantitative analysis of inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) expression in epithelial lining of RCs, DCs, and OKCs, compare iNOS expression in epithelial linings of all the 3 cysts and determined overexpression of iNOS in OKCs which might contribute to its aggressive behavior and malignant potential...
September 2017: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: JOMFP
Naghmeh Jeiroodi, Mahshid Bagherpour, Razieh Zare, Shima Torabi-Ardakani, Azadeh Andisheh-Tadbir
OBJECTIVE: Midkine is a heparin-binding growth factor whose expression is increased in most tumors, namely ameloblastomas. This study aimed to compare Midkine expression in different odontogenic lesions. MATERIAL AND METHOD: This analytical cross-sectional study was performed on 52 definitely diagnosed odontogenic lesions including 15 dentigerous cysts, 13 odontogenic keratocysts, and 17 unicystic and 5 multicystic ameloblastomas archived from 1997 to 2015. Midkine expression was examined in tissue samples through immunohistochemistry...
January 31, 2018: Türk Patoloji Dergisi
Mana Taweevisit, Warisa Tantidolthanes, Somboon Keelawat, Paul Scott Thorner
OBJECTIVES: To determine whether the spectrum of oral pathology in children seen at a medical institution differs from studies derived from dental facilities. METHODS: Oral biopsy records from paediatric patients (<16 years of age) were retrieved from the pathology archives at Chulalongkorn University Hospital over a period of 15 years. Lesions were categorised as inflammatory/reactive, tumour/tumour-like or cystic. RESULTS: Two-hundred and thirty biopsies were identified...
January 28, 2018: International Dental Journal
María Del Carmen Castro-Mujica, Claudia Barletta-Carrillo, Julio A Poterico, Marisa Acosta, Jesús Valer, Miguel De La Cruz
Gorlin syndrome (GS) is a genetic disorder with an autosomal dominant inheritance pattern, with complete penetrance and variable expressivity. GS is caused by germline mutations in the genes PTCH1 or SUFU, which are components of the Sonic hedgehog molecular pathway. GS is characterized by the presence of multiple nevoid basal cell carcinomas, odontogenic cysts, calcification of the brain sickle, and lesions in the palms and soles. This study is the first to report cases in Peru of patients with GS who underwent genetic evaluation and counseling...
October 2017: Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Pública
Onur Şahin
Dentigerous cysts are benign odontogenic cysts that are related to the crowns of permanent teeth. The lesion in this study was detected in a routine panoramic radiograph that revealed a well-defined osteolytic lesion that measured 2.5 cm in diameter, with the crown of the mandibular permanent second premolar displaced to the lower border of the mandible. The apex of the tooth was still open. The aim of this article was to report the case of a 7-year-old girl with a dentigerous cyst associated with the tooth buds of premolars...
December 2017: Journal of the Korean Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
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