12 Year Pediatric Patient Having Pindborg Tumour an Intraosseous Variant: A Rare Case Presentation Affecting the MaxillaManjul Tiwari*
School of Dental Sciences, Sharda University, Uttar Pradesh, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Manjul Tiwari
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology
School of Dental Sciences
Uttar Pradesh, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Rec date: Jan 04, 2016; Acc date: Feb 28, 2016; Pub date: Mar 05, 2016
Citation: Tiwari M (2016) 12 Year Pediatric Patient Having Pindborg Tumour an Intraosseous Variant: A Rare Case Presentation Affecting the Maxilla. Oral health case Rep 1:109. doi:10.4172/2471-8726.1000109
Copyright: © 2016 Tiwari M. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Pindborg tumor is a rare benign epithelial odontogenic tumor occurring most frequently in the posterior part of the lower jaw. I herein report a case of a 12 year old pediatric male patient with a painless swelling of the left maxilla of 5 months duration. Radio graphically, a well circumscribed unilocular radiolucency containing radiopaque foci associated with impacted tooth was seen, along with cortical bone expansion. Histopathology showed sheets of polyhedral epithelial cells in a fibrous stroma. Cells showed distinct cellular outlines with prominent intercellular bridges. Large areas of amorphous, eosinophilic, hyalinized material seen and calcifications within the amyloid-like material (Liesegang ring calcifications) were evident, confirming a diagnosis of Pindborg tumour (Calcifying Epithelial Odontogenic Tumor). The patient was treated by surgical excision of the tumor.