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CASE REPORT Table of Contents   
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 181
Massive keratocystic odontogenic tumor of mandible: A case report and review of literature


1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, M R Ambedkar Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, India
2 Department of Periodontics, M R Ambedkar Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, India

Correspondence Address:
G C Rajkumar
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, M R Ambedkar Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0970-9290.80000

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Keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT), also known as odontogenic keratocysts, as defined by World Health Organization (WHO), are known for their peculiar behavior, varied origin, debated development, unique tendency to recur, and disputed treatment modalities. We present a case of KCOT involving symphysis menti, right and left halves of the body of mandible in an 11-year-old girl treated with enucleation and open dressing (bismuth, iodoform, paraffin paste) with long-term follow-up.


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