International Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry

Register      Login

VOLUME 2 , ISSUE 2 ( May-August, 2009 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

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.


Abstract

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.


PDF Share
  1. Neville, BW.; Damm, DD.; Allen, CM.; Bouquot, JE. Oral and maxillofacial pathology. Philadelphia: Saunders; 1995. p. 531-533.
  2. Gurdal P, Seckin T. Odontomas. Quintessence Int 2001;4: 32-38.
  3. Shafer, WG.; Hine, MK.; Levy, BM. A textbook of oral pathology. 4th ed. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Company; 1993. Chapter 4, An tumor of odontogenic origin; p. 258-317.
  4. Cawson, RA.; Binnie, WH.; Eveson, JW. Color atlas of oral disease: clinical and pathological correlations. Hong Kong: Mosby-Wolfe; 1993. p. 6-19.
  5. Owens BM, Schuman NJ, Mincer HH, Turner JE, Oliver FM. Dental odontomas: a retrospective study of 104 cases. J Clin Pediatr Dent 1997 Spring;21(3):261-264.
  6. Katz RW. An analysis of compound and complex odontomas. ASDC J Dent Child 1989 Nov-Dec;56(6):445-449.
  7. Bengston AL, Bengston NG, Benassi LR. Odontomas em pacientes pediatricos. Revista de Odontopediatria 1993;25: 25-33.
  8. Budnick SD. Compound and complex odontomas. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol 1976 Oct;42(4):501-506.
  9. Nandlal B, Rajashree GS. Complex odontome in deciduous dentition. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 1997 Mar;15(1):28-30.
  10. Tandon S, Radhika M. Compound composite odontoma in primary dentition-A case report. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 1998 Dec;16(4):111-114.
  11. Bhaskar, SN. Odontogenic tumors of the jaws in synopsis of oral pathology. 7th ed. New Delhi: CBS Publishers and Distributors; 1990. p. 260-308.
  12. Garvey MT, Barry HJ, Blake M. Supernumerary teeth---an overview of classification, diagnosis and management. J Can Dent Assoc 1999 Dec;65(11):612-616.
  13. Shulman ER, Cario RL. Delayed eruption associated with an odontoma. ASDC J Dent Child 1987 May-Jun;54(3):205-207.
  14. Brunetto AR, Turley PK, Brunetto AP, Regattieri LR, Nicolau GV. Impaction of primary maxillary canine by an odontoma: surgical and orthodontic management. Paediatr Dent 1991 Sep- Oct;13(5):301-302.
  15. Gallien GS, Schuman NJ, Sharp HK. McIlveen LP. Odontoma of maxillary central incisor in a 10-year-old black male. J Pedod 1986 Summer;10(4):352-355.
  16. Oliver RG, Hodges CG. Delayed eruption of maxillary central incisor associated with an odontoma: report of case. ASDC J Dent Child 1988 Sep-Oct;55(5):368-371.
  17. Thwaites MS, Camacho JL. Complex odontoma: report of case. ASDC J Dent Child 1987 Jul-Aug;54(4):286-288.
  18. Guinta JL, Kaplan MA. Peripheral, soft tissues odontomas. Two case reports. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol 1990 Mar;69(3): 406-411.
  19. López-Areal L, Silvestre Donat F, Gil Lozano J. Compound odontoma erupting in the mouth: 4-year follow-up of a clinical case. J Oral Pathol Med 1992 Jul;21(6):285-288.
  20. Philipsen HP, Reichart PA, Praetorius F. Mixed odontogenic tumors and odontomas. Considerations on interrelationship. Review of literature and presentation of 134 new cases of odontomas. Oral Oncol 1997 Mar;33(2):86-99.
PDF Share

© Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) LTD.