Odontogenic keratocyst of mandibular condylar region: A case report

  • Abbas Karimi Craniomaxillofacial Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. and Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Reza Amirzargar Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Keywords: Odontogenic keratocyst, Keratocystic odontogenic tumor, Infiltration, Parotid, Mandibular condyle.


The Odontogenic Keratocyst (OKC) today is called Keratocystic Odontogenic Tumor (KCOT) by the WHO, consider as a benign intraosseous developmental odontogenic tumor and may be presented in unicystic or multicystic variants. The tumor is surrounded by stratified squamous parakeratinized or orthokeratinized epithelium and has invasive or infiltrative behavior. It happens in the second and third decades of life, and often is more prevalent among males. In this case report we describes an unusual case of OKC in the condylar region and its infiltration into parotid gland which is very rare and minimal clinical presentation indicative of a tumor.


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How to Cite
Karimi A, Amirzargar R. Odontogenic keratocyst of mandibular condylar region: A case report. J Craniomaxillofac Res. 5(2):85-0.
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