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Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor (AOT)

Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor (AOT)

  • It is a benign and relatively rare odontogenic tumor.
  • It develops in young patients (70% of cases are under 20 years old)
  • Most common location: anterior region of the maxilla.
  • Often surrounds an entire unerupted tooth (most commonly the canine).
  • Usually is well defined and well corticated. radiolucency. Some tumors are totally radiolucent; others show evidence of internal classification.

Differential diagnosis


Four cases of AOT.