Erupted odontoma mimicking peg lateral incisor associated with impacted maxillary lateral incisor and canine – A rare clinical case report

A. N. Sulabha, Nikhat M. Attar, Mohammed Arif M. Awati, G. Suchitra, Tejavathi Nagaraj
2019 Journal of Medicine Radiology Pathology & Surgery  
Odontomas are the most common benign tumors of odontogenic origin. They are often asymptomatic, accidently discovered in routine radiograph and may interfere in eruption of associated teeth. Rarely, they erupt in the oral cavity. We present an unusual case report of partially erupted compound odontoma mimicking peg lateral incisor in the region of clinically missing maxillary lateral incisor, associated with impacted lateral incisor and canine. Erupted odontoma in anterior region associated
more » ... impacted permanent teeth may compromise dental and facial esthetics and, therefore, requires appropriate treatment.
doi:10.15713/ins.jmrps.156 fatcat:d6snmkibtzgv5o65plolocam2y