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Impacted Mandibular Premolar Concomitant with Compound–Complex Odontome in a 13-year-old Girl: A Case Report

Vipin R Ahuja, Rashmi Jayanna, Annapurna Ahuja, Supreeya Patel

Keywords : Complex odontoma, Compound odontoma, Hamartoma, Impacted tooth, Odontoma

Citation Information : Ahuja VR, Jayanna R, Ahuja A, Patel S. Impacted Mandibular Premolar Concomitant with Compound–Complex Odontome in a 13-year-old Girl: A Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2020; 13 (6):729-733.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1858

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 31-03-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Odontomas, the benign odontogenic tumors of epithelial and mesenchymal origin, are very common in occurrence and are now widely accepted as hamartomas. Odontomes are invariably composed of enamel and dentin, and may also have variable amounts of cementum and pulp. Largely, odontomas have been categorized into the compound and complex varieties. Compound odontoma epitomizes itself as aberrations with the presence of all types of dental tissues and showing an orderly distribution in the form of tooth-like structures; whereas complex odontoma describes itself as aberrations in which the presence of some or all dental tissues and in a disorganized distribution. Herein, a case of compound–complex odontome associated with the impaction of a mandibular second premolar is being presented in a 13-year-old girl.

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