Calcifying odontogenic cyst with ameloblastic fibroma: report of three cases.
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Although it is a rare event, odontogenic tumors such as ameloblastoma, ameloblastic fibroma (AF), ameloblastic fibro-odontoma, and odontoma have been reported associated with calcifying odontogenic cyst (COC). There are only four cases of COC with AF cited in the English literature. However, three of these four cases were either included in a review of a series of cases or reported as an abstract, and limited clinical and histological information was provided. We present three additional cases of COC with AF and discuss the management for this combined lesion. Because COC is known for its histologic diversity and variable clinical behavior, and the clinical significance of an association of COC with AF is still unknown, we think it is valuable to report COC with AF with detailed clinical and pathological documentation.
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod
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Lin, C., Chen, C., Lin, L., Chen, Y., Wright, J. M., Kessler, H. P., Cheng, Y., & Ellis, E.
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Lin, Cheng-Chung||Chen, Chung-Ho||Lin, Li-Min||Chen, Yuk-Kwan||Wright, John M||Kessler, Harvey P||Cheng, Yi-Shing Lisa||Ellis, Edward