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IJHSR. 2016; 6(11): 267-271


A Rare Case of Central Dentinogenic Ghost Cell Tumor: Case Report and Review of Literature.

Shikha Goyal, Freny Karjodkar, Kaustubh Sansare, Prashant Salve, Dipali Gundre.

Abstract
Dentinogenic Ghost Cell Tumor (DGCT) is the solid neoplastic variant of the calcifying odontogenic cyst (COC).DGCT is extremely rare in occurrence, accounting for 2 to 14 % of all COC and only 46 cases intraosseous DGCT are reported in literature till date to the best of our knowledge Hence A series of collaborative studies is being conducted to identify and integrate the clinical and radiological features of DGCT. Here through this case report, we add the 47 th case of central DGCT involving the left maxilla in a young female patient to the literature.

Key words: Dentinogenic ghost cell tumor, Ghost cell tumor, Calcifying odontogenic cyst, Ghost cell calcifying odontogenic tumor, Dentinoid, Central odontogenic ghost cell tumor.



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