Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published


Large Erupting Maxillary Odontome: A Case Report with Literature Review

Amit Bali, Pareedhi


Odontomas are the most frequently occurring tumours of odontogenic origin. The case presented is of a young male patient who reported with a swelling present over the right side of his face and a missing right maxillary second molar. Routine radiographic investigations suggested the presence of a complex odontoma involving the right maxillary sinus with the missing molar positioned superior to it. Surgical enucleation of the mass was carried out with peripheral curettage. A literature review is done to discuss similar uncommon cases involving the maxillary sinus and gradual eruption into the oral cavity by the odontome.

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