Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery

, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 302–306 | Cite as

Calcifying Epithelial Odontogenic Tumour: A Case Report

  • Anisha MariaEmail author
  • Yogesh Sharma
  • Murtuza Malik
Cyst and Tumor


Calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumour (CEOT) presenting at an unusual site is rare. The characteristic cytologic findings in association with radiologic features can help the cytopathologist and the surgeon in rendering a firm preoperative diagnosis of Calcifying Epithelial Odontogenic Tumour even at atypical sites such as maxilla. The purpose of this article is to report an additional case of CEOT and discuss the radiologic appearance, histologic features, clinical behavior and surgical management.


Maxillary tumor Biopsy Calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumour Resection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryModern Dental College and Research CentreIndoreIndia

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