Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumour of the Maxilla – A Case Report with Review. 1 Reader. Dept of Oral Medicine and Radiology. SRM Dental College. Adenomatoid odontogenic tumour is a benign (hamartomatous), noninvasive lesion with slow but progressive growth. The 3 variants — follicular, extrafollicular . Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor is a hamartomous benign neoplasia of odontogenic origin. It appears mostly in young patients and females, the maxillary.

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Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor of the mandible: review of the literature and report of a rare case

Beyond it our case supports the adwnomatoid mentioned general description of AOTs. However, all of these reported lesions did not show macroscopically visible pigmentation.

To acquire additional information about AOT, all reports xdenomatoid AOT and cited in “pubmed” since onward were reviewed. Odontogenic tumours in children and adolescents: Review of literature and report of rview cases from India. The AOT was predominantly found in the upper jaw maxilla: Journal List Head Face Med v. Unerupted permanent canine are the theeth most often involved in AOTs. Regarding the various case series published in the literature [e.

The tumor may be partly cystic, and in some cases the solid lesion may be present only as masses in the wall of a large cyst [ 14 ].

However, the rare peripheral variant occurs primarily in the gingival tissue of tooth-bearing areas [ 9 ]. Clinical features Clinical features generally focus on complaints regarding a missing tooth.


AOT had been initially described and classified as a variant of the ameloblastoma and has been recognized as a distinct lesion only since Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor AOT is a relatively uncommon distinct odontogenic neoplasm that was first described by Steensland in [ adenomatlid ]. The tooth 43 is located on the floor of this process.

Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor of the mandible: review of the literature and report of a rare case

Support Center Support Center. Racial pigmentation probably plays an important role in such cases [ 1617 ].

This article has been rumor by other articles in PMC. Repair of an intrabony defect from an adenomatoid odontogenic tumor. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Epidemiology From the early s onwards 65 single cases of AOT excluding case series of more than 10 cases have been published.

Calcification is sometimes seen and may be extensive Fig. Displacement of neighbouring teeth due to tumor expansion is much more common than root resorptions. Please review our privacy policy.

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All authors were involved in revising the manuscript critically and have given final approval of the version to be published. One year ago the dentist diagnosed a cyst with a ectopic lower right canine tooth by an x-ray.

The surgical treatment of such neoplasm is generally conservative, provided that the removal of the lesion and the curettage of the residual area are meticulously performed; in these conditions recurrence is extremely rare. The mean age was Case report A year-old man was referred by his general dental practitioner. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. Radiologically, he showed a 3 cm unicystic radiolucent image with a comparatively clear demarcation.


Comparing diagnostic arruracy between intraoral periapical and panoramic radiographs Dare et al.

Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumour: Review and Case Report

Limitation of panoramic radiography in diagnosing adenomatoid odontogenic tumors. Unicystic radiolucent odontogenicc in the lawer right jaw with a comparatively clear demarcation. AOT should be considered in the differential diagnosis of radiolucent jaws swelling, although its low incidence.

Recurrence of AOT is exceptionally rare.

The postoperative course and follow-up were uneventful. The peripheral lesions may show some erosions of the adjacent cortical bone [ 11 ].

Odontogenic tumors and neoplastic-like changes of the jaw bone. Authors have analyzed the last 30 years of international literature and present hereby two cases of a rare neoplasm of the maxillary bones: The adenomatoid odontogenic tumour: Only three cases in Japanese patients are reported in which the recurrence of this tumor occurred [ 24 ].

Both patients have been treated under general anesthesia for the removal of the lesions with unerupted tooth. For illustration a rare case of an AOT in the mandible is presented. Panoramic radiograph before therapy.