Long-term observation of a large keratocystic odontogenic tumour of the mandible treated by a single enucleation procedure: A case report and literature review

@inproceedings{Pittl2017LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term observation of a large keratocystic odontogenic tumour of the mandible treated by a single enucleation procedure: A case report and literature review},
  author={Tobias L. Pittl and Marius Meier and Paul Hakl and Walter Sutter and Dritan Turhani},
  booktitle={International journal of surgery case reports},
  year={2017}
}
INTRODUCTION Keratocystic odontogenic tumours (KCOTs) are benign lesions of the jaw that are characterised by expansive growth and high rates of recurrence. Herein, we present a novel minimally invasive method for the surgical treatment of KCOTs. CASE PRESENTATION We present a 49-year-old woman with a rare, large KCOT of the mandible extending from tooth 37 to tooth 47. A single enucleation procedure was selected as the surgical technique combined with a titanium plate. Teeth interfering with… CONTINUE READING
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