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Maxillary keratocystic odontogenic tumor with calcifications: A review and case report.
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PMID:  22144832     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Calcifications or hard tissue deposits in the wall of keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT) are rare and uncommon. Three types of calcifications have been reported in the literature: dystrophic, cartilagenous, dentinoid. A case of maxillary KCOT with calcification is reported with a review on prevalence and pathogenesis of these calcifications. The calcifications associated with the connective tissue of keratocystic odontogenic tumor were studied using special stains. These calcifications were positive for collagen stains, Van Gieson, Masson trichrome, and negative for congo red and mallory suggesting that these irregularly shaped, diffuse calcifications which form on a collagenous matrix are dysplastic dentin.
Authors:
Farzan Naveen; Shoaib R Tippu; Kl Girish; Manpreet Kalra; Vela Desai
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of oral and maxillofacial pathology : JOMFP     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1998-393X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Oral Maxillofac Pathol     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-06     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101227995     Medline TA:  J Oral Maxillofac Pathol     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  295-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Departments of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Jaipur Dental College and Hospital, Jaipur, India.
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