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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 20-27

Imaging characteristic of 11 lesions of odontogenic keratocyst in the indian subpopulation: A cone-beam computed tomography experience


1 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Vydehi Institute of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, JSS Dental College and Hospital, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Mysore, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Shilpa Padar Shastry
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Vydehi Institute of Dental Sciences, No. 82, EPIP Area, Bengaluru - 560 066, Karnataka
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ccd.ccd_140_19

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Background: The clinical feature and radiographic appearance of orthokeratinized odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) are not characteristic, which may lead to the misdiagnosis. The radiographic appearance of OKC may range from a small unilocular radiolucency to a large multilocular radiolucency, resembling other odontogenic cysts and tumors. Aim: The aim was to illustrate the characteristic feature of OKC presented on the digital panoramic radiograph and cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT), which may provide great value for the differential diagnosis and the treatment planning and also to compare the various radiographic features of OKC in CBCT and digital panoramic radiograph. Materials and Methods: Digital panoramic and CBCT records of seven cases, with 11 lesions of OKC were analyzed retrospectively from the patients' database from our institute (2014 to 2016), which was histopathologically diagnosed as OKC. Results: The mean age of the patients was 24.1 years, and the female-to-male ratio was 3: 4. Six of 11 lesions were localized within the mandible, and five lesions were in the maxilla. Conclusion: The presurgical assessment with radiological information is extremely important for treatment planning, and CBCT provides us with an accurate and faster three-dimensional representation of a lesion at a lower dose and cost, but the role of panoramic radiograph cannot be refuted.


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