Conservative approach to the treatment of keratocystic odontogenic tumor.

@article{Almeida2010ConservativeAT,
  title={Conservative approach to the treatment of keratocystic odontogenic tumor.},
  author={Paulo Fernando de Almeida and Leandro de Carvalho Cardoso and Idelmo Rangel Garcia and Osvaldo Magro-Filho and Elo{\'a} Rodrigues Luvizuto and Renata Callestini Felipini},
  journal={Journal of dentistry for children},
  year={2010},
  volume={77 3},
  pages={
          135-9
        }
}
The odontogenic keratocyst, also known as the keratocystic odontogenic tumor, is an aggressive, intraosseous lesion of odontogenic origin that presents a high rate of recurrence. Treatment modalities include aggressive surgical procedures and more conservative approaches that significantly influence the lesion's recurrence potential. The purpose of this case report was to demonstrate a conservative approach in the treatment of an extensive keratocystic odontogenic tumor, located in the mandible… CONTINUE READING

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