Head and Neck Pathology

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 94–96 | Cite as

Keratocystic Odontogenic Tumor

  • Elizabeth A. Grasmuck
  • Brenda L. Nelson
Sine qua none Radiology-Pathology


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.


Basal Cell Carcinoma Panoramic Radiograph Root Resorption Odontogenic Tumor Dentigerous Cyst 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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