Calcifying odontogenic cyst (Gorlin cyst)

Features

  • Rare.
  • Usually in young patients under 40 years old. More often in maxilla.
  • Initially as well-defined radiolucency. In advanced stages irregularly sized calcifications may be scattered in the radiolucency.
  • It can cause displacement of teeth and root resorption

Differential diagnosis

Cases

Calcifying odontogenic cyst (Gorlin cyst) case.