International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Dental Science | India | Volume 12 Issue 9, September 2023

Calcifying Epithelial Odontogenic Cyst: A Review

Pritika Bhardwaj | Amit Kumar Singh [10]

Abstract: GorlinCyst or calcifying odontogenic cyst (COC) is an uncommon developmental odontogenic cyst and is a very rare lesion. This lesion has so many variations that it has got various terminologies according to their characteristic features by different scientists. The main aim of writing this article is to give a review of the Gorlin Cyst and classify it and give its clinical representation, and also describe other similar lesions to differentiate it from Gorlin cyst, and then have a brief idea about the various treatment modalities for it. And also we will see the various forms of CEOC and the association of CEOC with other lesions. Also, the prognosis of this lesion is good because it has a recurrence chance which occurs after approximately 5 - 6 years after surgery but this is also rare.

Keywords: Gorlin Cyst, Ghost Cell, Dentinogenic Ghost Cell Tumor (DGCT), Calcifying Epithelial Odontogenic Cyst (CEOC)

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 9, September 2023,

Pages: 337 - 340

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