Odontogenic keratocyst

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Painless jaw swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
CT

An expansile cystic lesion with scalloped corticated borders and multiple internal bony septations in anterior aspect of mandible with involvement of the alveolar ridge particularly on the left side. 

Case Discussion

Features on CT scan are most likely consistent with odontogenic keratocyst (OKC), which is a benign cystic lesion involving the mandible or maxilla and is believed to arise from dental lamina. 

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Case information

rID: 64209
Published: 10th Nov 2018
Last edited: 11th Nov 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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