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  Year : 2012 | Vol. 4 | Issue 5 : Page : 1-3
Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumor - A Review

Rajeshwar Chawla 1 , Nitin Verma 2

Address For Correspondence
Dr. Rajeshwar Chawla,
Deptt. Of Oral Pathology,
JCD Dental College & Hospital,
Sirsa, Haryana.
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Mob: 09888504574

Based on the present review of 30 cases of Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor (1978-2003), out of total 197 cases of odontogenic tumors, data has been collected considering age, sex, symptoms, radiographic, histopathological findings, treatment modalities & recurrence & has been compared with the world literature. Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor (AOT) was found to be the 2nd most common odontogenic tumor (15.1%) in this review with average age is 18.7 yrs. Females are more commonly involved than males. Most common symptom noted is asymptomatic swelling. Anterior portion of maxilla is most common site for this tumor. Radiographically, follicular variant of Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor (AOT) showing unilocular radiolucency and is noted more commonly than extrafollicular type. Treatment modalities used were the conservative surgical excision and curettage. No recurrence was noted in this long term follow up.

Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor, retrospective study, biological profile, Nagpur (centre of Viderbha).

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