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A Compound Composite Odontoma Associated with Unerupted Permanent Incisor: A Case Report

Usha Mohan Das, Deepak Viswanath, Umme Azher

Keywords : Compound odontoma, odontogenic tumor, unerupted incisor

Citation Information : Mohan Das U, Viswanath D, Azher U. A Compound Composite Odontoma Associated with Unerupted Permanent Incisor: A Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2009; 2 (2):50-55.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1030

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-08-2009

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2009; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Odontomas are the most common type of odontogenic tumors and are generally asymptomatic. Frequently they interfere with the eruption of the teeth. This is the case report of a compound composite odontoma in an 11 years old girl, which resulted in failure of eruption of the permanent maxillary right central incisor while the contralateral tooth had erupted. A calcified mass was seen in the radiograph and was provisionally diagnosed as odontoma following which the odontoma was enucleated. Routine follow-up was done for 1½ years and no recurrence was seen.

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