Odontogenic keratocysts

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant


Dental referral for radiolucent lesions on panoramic radiograph.

Patient Data

Age: 8 years
Gender: Female

Multiple radiolucent periodontogenic lesions with smooth border and cortical thinning.

Unusual (for the age) thin calcifications of the falx is also seen anteriorly.

Case Discussion

The findings are compatible with keratocystic odontogenic tumors, in a case of Gorlin-Goltz syndrome.

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Case information

rID: 55006
Published: 14th Aug 2017
Last edited: 10th Nov 2020
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