Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor. Case report and literature review

Risk Díaz Castillejos, Ana María Nieto Munguía, Guillermina Castillo Ham


Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor is a hamartomous benignneoplasia of odontogenic origin . It appears mostly in young patientsand females, the maxillary region being the most affected. It is aslow-growing, asymptomatic lesion. It is related to non-eruptedteeth, mainly canines. Lesions of this type can be clinically classifi edas a follicular, extra follicular and peripheral lesions. Treatment forthese lesions is enucleation and curettage of affected area. Norecurrence has been observed.

Palabras clave

Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor (AOT), maxillary cyst, benign oral tumors.

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