Gingival complex odontoma: a rare case report with a review of the literature

  • Marcos Custódio University of São Paulo (USP), School of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
  • Juliane Pirágine Araujo University of São Paulo (USP), School of Dentistry, Department of Stomatology
  • Camila de Barros Gallo University of São Paulo (USP), School of Dentistry, Department of Stomatology
  • Marília Trierveiler University of São Paulo (USP), School of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Keywords: Diagnosis, Oral, Odontogenic Tumors, Gingival, Odontoma.

Abstract

Odontomas are odontogenic tumors composed of a mixture of dental tissues. They are very common hamartomas of the jaws. However, their peripheral or gingival counterparts are extremely uncommon. The objective of this article is to report a rare case of gingival complex odontoma in an 11-year-old patient, and also to review all published cases of this type of lesion.

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Published
2018-03-13
How to Cite
Custódio, M., Araujo, J., Gallo, C., & Trierveiler, M. (2018). Gingival complex odontoma: a rare case report with a review of the literature. Autopsy and Case Reports, 8(1), 2018009. https://doi.org/10.4322/acr.2018.009
Section
Article / Clinical Case Report