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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 95-98

Calcifying odontogenic cyst with luminal and mural component (Type 1c)


1 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Christian Dental College, CMC, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
2 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Christian Dental College, CMC, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

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Dr. Bhushan Sharma
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Christian Dental College, CMC, Ludhiana - 141 008, Punjab
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DOI: 10.4103/0975-962X.184648

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Calcifying odontogenic cyst (COC) was first described and classified by Gorlin et al. It is defined as a cystic lesion in which the epithelial lining shows a well defined basal layer of columnar cells, an overlying layer that often resemble stellate reticulum and masses of ghost cells that may be in the epithelial cystic lining or in the fibrous capsule. The lesion generally occurs in the region anterior to maxillary and mandibular molars and either intraosseous or extraosseus. This entity might present as a cystic or solid lesion. Praetorius et al. classified COC into 2 main entities namely a cyst (Type 1) and a neoplasm (Type 2). The present case report exhibit a cystic lesion with both luminal and mural component.


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