Dilated odontome in the mandibular third molar region

Čuković-Bagić, Ivana and Macan, Darko and Dumančić, Jelena and Manojlović, Spomenka and Hat, Josip (2010) Dilated odontome in the mandibular third molar region. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics, 109 (2). e109-e113. ISSN 1079-2104

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The dilated odontome is the most severe form of the dens invaginatus (dens in dente), which is extremely rare in the mandible, especially in the molar region. A case is reported in a 28-year-old female with an unusual ringlike radiopaque appearance of the mandibular third right molar on panoramic x-ray. CT scan findings were suggestive that the intraosseous circular radiopaque formation was a dilated odontome. The alveotomy of the "tooth" was performed, and histopathological analysis of the inner and surrounding soft tissue revealed a diagnosis consistent with a dilated odontome.

Item Type: Article
MeSH: Adult ; Dens in Dente / diagnostic imaging ; Dens in Dente / pathology ; Dens in Dente / surgery ; Female ; Humans ; Mandible / diagnostic imaging ; Radiography, Panoramic ; Tooth Extraction
Departments: Katedra za patologiju
Depositing User: Marijan Šember
Status: Published
Čuković-Bagić, IvanaUNSPECIFIED
Dumančić, JelenaUNSPECIFIED
Manojlović, SpomenkaUNSPECIFIED
Date: February 2010
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2010
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2020 11:09
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URI: http://medlib.mef.hr/id/eprint/712

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