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Calcifying epithelial odontogenic cyst (Gorlin cyst)

Calcifying epithelial odontogenic cyst (Gorlin cyst)

Characteristics
  • Usually in young patients under 40 years of age. Most often in the maxilla.
  • Radiographic picture. Initially it appears as a well-defined radiolucency. In advanced stages irregularly sized calcifications may be scattered in the radiolucency.
  • It can cause teeth displacement and root resorption.

Differential diagnosis

Cases

Calcifying odontogenic cyst (Gorlin cyst) case.