Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor (AOT), a benign (hamartomatous) lesion of odontogenic origin, is an uncommon tumor which affects mainly. Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor (AOT) is a rare odontogenic tumor which is often misdiagnosed as odontogenic cyst. To acquire additional. 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 – Wikipedia

J Oral Pathol Med ;2: World Health Organization; How to cite this article: But more than one tooth may also be related with AOT as noticed in our case analysis wherein permanent incisors, canines, and premolars were involved with the lesion. Bull Tokyo Dent Coll ; Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor, benign neoplasm, impacted tooth, mixed lesion, radiopaque foci.

J Oral Pathol Med. Data were scored by observing the presence of a brown end product at the site of the target antigen under a light microscope.

Permanent incisors, premolars, molars, and deciduous teeth are rarely involved [ 810 ]. The conflicting views whether the lesion is being neoplasm or an anomalous hamartomatous growth is also being discussed.

In the past, various names have been used for cases similar to AOT in the literature. Variants of the adenomatoid odontogenic tumor with a note on tumor origin.


J Sci Soc ; Dentigerous cyst, unicystic ameloblastoma, ameloblastoma, and ameloblastic fibroma are most frequent in the posterior region of the mandible and are associated in most cases with the third molar. Retrieved from ” https: Report of a adenomatod case. Introduction Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor AOT is an uncommon benign odontogenic lesion that affects young patients associated with an impacted tooth, usually canine.

They emphasised CK 14 present in the inner epithelium of the enamel organ in the early bell stage, which was posteriorly substituted by CK19, when the ameloblasts were completely differentiated.

Oral and maxillofacial pathology. The purpose of this article is to report and analyze four unusual cases of AOT located in the mandible, with an adenomatoud on radiographic findings and with pathologic correlation, and to review the existing literature on this tumor.

OPG showing circumscribed radio-lucent lesion with calcifications and impacted teeth. Int J Oral Health Sci ;4: The buccal cortex was expanded, and the surface of the swelling was smooth with a normal color of overlying mucosa. Maxillary arch is the predilection site of occurrence, most commonly associated with an unerupted maxillary canine.

A case report and review of literature.

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View at Google Scholar K. Small cuboid or polyhedrical cells formed peripheral cords that sometimes seemed to fold and overlap, forming compact sheets. Few studies in the literature have used the immunohistochemistry technique to analyze AOTs.


The so-called combined epithelial odontogenic tumor Clinico. Primary closure of lesion Click here to view. AOT is a rare slow-growing painless, noninvasive tumor, adenomatiid misdiagnosed as an odontogenic cyst.

A year-old female consulted with a chief complaint of an asymptomatic swelling mass persistent from approximately 12 months on the left maxillary anterior region which increased gradually and achieved the present size of 1. Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumor arising from the manidibular molar region: Corroborating this idea is the known influence of the REE on the modifications in the composition of enamel after amelogenesis, in normal conditions, which does not play only the protective role Ten Tumog 23 The canine is the most commonly impacted tooth [ 61016 ].

Sitemap What’s New Feedback Disclaimer. It should be differentially diagnosed from a dentigerous cyst and the main difference is that the radiolucency in case of AOT extends apically beyond the cementoenamel junction.

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