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Compound composite odontome associated with an unerupted deciduous incisor - A rarity

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Author(s): Singh S | Singh Mousumi | Singh I | Khandelwal D

Journal: Journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
ISSN 0970-4388

Volume: 23;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 146;
Date: 2005;
Original page

Keywords: Composite odontome-compound and complex | Hybrid odontome | Impacted tooth | Multiple schizodontia

ABSTRACT
Odontomes are considered to be hamartomatous malformation rather than true neoplasm and are generally asymptomatic. Here is a case presentation of compound composite odontome with impacted deciduous teeth in an 11-year-old girl. A calcified mass was revealed in the radiograph and the case was finally diagnosed to be compound composite odontome. The mass was surgically excised.
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