Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 11

Impacted Mandibular Distomolars, Clinically Hidden but Radiographically Evident Entity: A Rare Case Report with Literature Review

Awadhesh Gupta1*, Shoborose Tantray2, Susmita Saxena3, Jitin Kharbanda4 and Lokesh Chandra5

1 Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, ESIC Dental College and Hospital, Rohini, New Delhi, India
2Senior Lecturer, Santosh Dental College and Hospital, Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Santosh University, Ghaziabad, Delhi - NCR Region, India
3Director, Professor and Head, Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, ESIC Dental College and Hospital, Rohini, New Delhi, India
4Professor, Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, ESIC Dental College and Hospital, Rohini, New Delhi, India
5Associate Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, ESIC Dental College and Hospital, Rohini, New Delhi, India

*Corresponding Author: Awadhesh Gupta, Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, ESIC Dental College and Hospital, Rohini, New Delhi, India.

Received: October 12, 2022; Published: November 08, 2022


Background: A variety of Odontogenic cysts frequently present in the jaws. Cysts that develop from epithelial tissues involved in tooth formation are classified as “Odontogenic” and can be inflammatory or developmental in origin. The OKC is a very different form of developmental Odontogenic cyst because of peculiar clinical behavior, distinctive origin and development, specific histopathological features, unique tendency for recurrence and disputed treatment modalities. Orthokeratinized Odontogenic cyst is a relatively rare developmental Odontogenic cyst which was initially considered as Orthokeratinized type of OKC by WHO-1992, and later on OKC as KCOT in WHO-2005 classification, but now it is designated as different entity from OKC as OOC in WHO-2017 classification of head and neck region of Odontogenic tumors. Here we present a clinically diagnosed case of maxillary sinusitis which turned out to be Orthokeratinized Odontogenic cyst on histopathological examination.

Keywords:Odontogenic Cyst; Orthokeratinized Odontogenic Cyst; Odontogenic Keratocyst


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Citation: Awadhesh Gupta., et al. “Orthokeratinized Odontogenic Cyst of Maxilla: A Case Report". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.12 (2022): 22-25.


Copyright: © 2022 Awadhesh Gupta., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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