Hybrid lesion formed by a complex odontoma and dentigerous cyst: radiographic and histomorphological findings. A case report.

  • Jonathan Harris Ricardo Department of Oral Surgery, Rafael Núñez, Corporación Universitaria Rafael Núñez, Universidad de Cartagena. Colombia.
  • Sandra Herrera Lomonaco Department of Pathology, Universidad de Cartagena. Colombia.
  • Adel Martínez Martínez Department of Oral Surgery, Universidad de Cartagena. Colombia.

Abstract

Hybrid lesions of the oral cavity are infrequent and share characteristics with a number of other pathologies. Both odontomas and dentigerous cysts are of odontogenic origin, but their simultaneous occurrence is rare and scarce. Clinical and radiographic examinations are not conclusive, making their identification difficult, while histopathological studies can reveal their defining characteristics. The aim of this report was to describe the radiographic and histomorphological findings of a hybrid lesion formed by a complex odontoma and a dentigerous cyst, affecting the mandible of a 22-year-old man, from Cartagena, Colombia, who had no relevant medical history, and no symptoms or discomfort in the affected area.

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Published
2018-04-24
How to Cite
HARRIS RICARDO, Jonathan; HERRERA LOMONACO, Sandra; MARTÍNEZ MARTÍNEZ, Adel. Hybrid lesion formed by a complex odontoma and dentigerous cyst: radiographic and histomorphological findings. A case report.. Journal of Oral Research, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 4, p. 145-149, apr. 2018. ISSN 0719-2479. Available at: <http://www.joralres.com/index.php/JOR/article/view/joralres.2018.036>. Date accessed: 20 sep. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.17126/joralres.2018.036.
Section
Cases

Keywords

odontoma; dentigerous cyst; third molar.