Fortuitously Discovered: Compound odontoma- A Case Study

  • Aiman Mahfooz Post-Graduate, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad, India.
  • Roopika Handa Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad, India.
  • Monika Singh Post-Graduate, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad, India.
  • Arpan Manna Post-Graduate, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad, India.
  • M.K. Sunil Professor and Head, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Teerthanker Mahaveer University Moradabad, India.
Keywords: Tooth Hamartoma, Odontoma, Delayed Eruption.

Abstract

Many Development anomalies of the maxilla and mandible diagnosed incidentally on radiographs usually are asymptomatic, however the basis for evaluation being delayed eruption of teeth or impaction of permanent teeth. Odontomas are odontogenic benign tumors composed of dental tissue and usually thought of as “tooth hamartomas” with the lesion consisting of various tooth components. This paper describes the case report of a 12-year-old girl with an impacted central incisor and on the basis of clinical and radiological examination diagnosis of an odontoma is made.

Published
2021-06-06