|Assessment of cases of odontogenic tumors- A clinical study|
Background: Odontogenic tumors (OTs) are group of heterogeneous lesions possesses characteristic features. The present study was conducted to assess cases of odontogenic tumors. Materials & Methods: The present retrospective study was conducted on 56 cases of OTs. Parameters such as name, age, gender, clinical features, location, extension etc were noted. All cases were classified according to the latest WHO classification of head & neck tumors. Results: Out of 56 cases, 30 were in males and 26 were in females. The most common was ameloblastoma constituting 23 cases, KCOT (10), odontoma (4), odontogenic myxoma (2), Calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor (CEOT) (7), cementoblastoma (2) and calcifying cystic odontogenic tumor (8). The P value found to be 0.01 (significant). Common clinical features in OTs were facial disfigurement seen in 52 patients, swelling in 51 and pain in 34. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Conclusion: The most common lesion was ameloblastoma followed by KCOT and Calcifying cystic odontogenic tumor.
Received: 23 July, 2019 Revised: 30 July, 2019 Accepted: 8 August, 2019
Corresponding author: Dr. Akriti Mahajan, MDS, Oral Medicine & Radiology, Private consultant, Jammu Kashmir.
This article may be cited as: Mahajan A. Assessment of cases of odontogenic tumors- A clinical study. Int J Res Health Allied Sci 2019; 5(4):76-78.
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