Calcifying Odontogenic Cysts

Authors: D. Hrušák ;  J. Walter ;  G. Pavlíková
Authors‘ workplace: Stomatologická klinika FN, oddělení ústní, čelistní a obličejové chirurgie, Plzeň, přednosta doc. MUDr. A. Zicha, CSc.
Published in: Česká stomatologie / Praktické zubní lékařství, ročník , 2004, 6, s. 242-249


Two cases of calcifying odontogenic cyst (COC) are presented. COC representa group of benign odontogenic tumours with good prognosis, but there is a possible recurrence.The first clinical case of an 8-year-old male patient reports an accidental detection of thetumor located in the right mandibular angle. Clinical findings, x-ray examination, surgery andpostoperative reparation are documented.The second case described is a 16-year old female with chronic symptoms of left maxillarysinus inflammation, where a COC associated with odontoma was found.In some cases of COC coincidence with other types of odontogenic tumors is known.

Key words:
jaw tumours – odontogenic cyst – calcifying cyst – mandible – maxilla

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Maxillofacial surgery Orthodontics Dental medicine
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