Aggressive adenomatoid odontogenic tumor of mandible showingroot resorption: A histological case report

Ramandeep Saluja, Gurkiran Kaur, Preetinder Singh


Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor (AOT) is a benign odontogenic tumor with slow but progressive growth. The three variants: Follicular, extra follicular (both central type), and peripheral present withidentical histologic findings. This case report describes a patient with a large AOT in the mandibleof the extra follicular type which is the less common of the two central types. It also strikes as anunusual case as it shows significant root resorption of the involved displaced teeth which is notgenerally reported in AOT’s.

Key Words:Adenoameloblastoma, adenomatoid, hamartoma, root resorption

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