Head and Neck Pathology

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 94–96

Keratocystic Odontogenic Tumor

Sine qua none Radiology-Pathology

DOI: 10.1007/s12105-009-0146-x

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Grasmuck, E.A. & Nelson, B.L. Head and Neck Pathol (2010) 4: 94. doi:10.1007/s12105-009-0146-x


The keratocystic odontogenic tumor is a benign developmental tumor with many distinguishing clinical and histologic features. These characteristics are reviewed in the setting of a typical presentation. The newly acknowledged neoplastic potential and its implications for treatment strategies are also discussed.

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© Humana 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anatomic PathologyNaval Medical Center San DiegoSan DiegoUSA

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