Cementoblastoma in the Maxilla: A Case Report



Barker, Gillian L, Begley, Anne and Balmer, Colette
(2009) Cementoblastoma in the Maxilla: A Case Report. Primary Dental Care, os16 (4). 154 - 156.

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Abstract

<jats:p> The cementoblastoma is a rare, benign odontogenic tumour. It is generally asymptomatic and usually occurs in young adults. It is more common in males. It is most often associated with mandibular molar teeth and has a characteristic radiographic appearance. This case report is of a young male patient who presented with a cementoblastoma associated with a maxillary second molar. The initial presentation was to his dentist with pain, which was assumed to be of dental origin. This case highlights the importance of adequate radiographic investigation and appropriate interpretation in forming a diagnosis. It also serves as a reminder that rare odontogenic tumours may present initially in primary care and it is essential that all practitioners are aware of them. </jats:p>

Item Type: Article
Subjects: ?? RK ??
Divisions: Faculty of Health and Life Sciences > Institute of Life Courses and Medical Sciences > School of Dentistry
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2009 11:44
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2021 08:10
DOI: 10.1308/135576109789389513
Publisher's Statement : © Primary Dental Care. Published as Gillian L. Barker, Anne Begley and Colette Balmer, 2009, Cementoblastoma in the maxilla: a case report, Primary Dental Care, 16(4):154-156 .
URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/1168