Carcinoma arising from cyst: A rare entity

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Case Report

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Babita Ratnakar Pawar, Shyam Sunder Salavadhi, Lubna Tabassum Siddiqui, Saba Jabee

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Dentigerous cysts (DC) is one of the commonest odontogenic cysts of the oral cavity, and more prone to develop from odontogenic tissue encompassing an impacted tooth. Odontogenic cysts are more potential towards neoplastic transformation, among them odontogenic keratocyst and DC has highest potential. Carcinoma arising in a dentigerous cyst is extremely rare. Here, we present a rare case of carcinoma arising from DC in 50 years old male patient.

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 Dentigerous cyst, odontogenic cyst squamous cell carcinoma.
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