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Neoplastic (solid) Calcifying Ghost Cell Tumor, Intraosseous Variant: Report of A Rare Case and Review of Literature.
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PMID:  24179921     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A neoplastic (solid), calcifying ghost cell tumour is a rare subtype of Calcifying Odontogenic Cyst. The most important features of this pathologic entity are histopathological features, which include a proliferating cystic lining which demonstrates characteristic "Ghost" epithelial cells which have a propensity to calcify. We are reporting a case of a 61-year-old male with a painful swelling in the lower right jaw. Radiology showed a bilocular, well circumscribed, radiolucent lesion in the mandible, which measured 2x1 cm, with radiopaque structures within it. Tooth extraction was done, with enucleation of the lesion, which histopathologically revealed features of a solid, calcifying ghost cell tumour, with an intraosseous variant. The case has been presented, with a brief review of literature.
Authors:
Jyotsna Wader; Neha Gajbi
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-09-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR     Volume:  7     ISSN:  2249-782X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Diagn Res     Publication Date:  2013 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-01     Completed Date:  2013-11-01     Revised Date:  2013-11-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101488993     Medline TA:  J Clin Diagn Res     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1999-2000     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences , Karad, Maharashtra, India .
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