Extensive Complex Odontoma with Unerupted Tooth in the Posterior Maxilla: A Case Report

Akçay Ç., İşler S. C. , Koltuk M. , Gürkan Köseoğlu B.

Turkish Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 23th International Scientific Congress, Muğla, Turkey, 26 - 30 May 2016, pp.133

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Summary Text
  • City: Muğla
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.133


Objective: The report addresses points and pitfalls concerning surgery to remove extensive odontoma with unerupted tooth.

Case: A 16 year old female presented with pain in relation to left posterior teeth in the upper jaw. Panoramic radiography patient revealed a

radiopaque lesion measuring 5 cm × 3 cm approximately in the left maxilla extending from alveolar ridge to the maxillary sinus in relation to

the 27 region, encircled by a radiolucent band, 27 was impacted in an unusual position. Surgical enuclation management was preferred.

Conclusion: The present case appears to have similar behavior and prognosis of smaller odontomas. In this way, the conservative surgery

approach appears to be indicated for such lesions.