Regional odontodysplasia presenting as a soft tissue swelling Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • An unusual case of regional odontodysplasia in a 13-year-old black girl is presented. Although the affected teeth displayed features characteristic of odontodysplasia, the patient appeared with significant soft tissue swelling of the buccal and palatal maxilla. Treatment consisted of extraction of affected teeth, removal of involved tissue, and histologic examination.

author list (cited authors)

  • Neupert, E. A., & Wright, J. M.

citation count

  • 14

publication date

  • February 1989