calcifying odontogenic cyst


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cal·ci·fy·ing o·don·to·gen·ic cyst

a mixed radiolucent-radiopaque lesion of the jaws with features of both a cyst and a solid neoplasm; characterized microscopically by an epithelial lining showing a palisaded layer of columnar basal cells, presence of ghost cell keratinization, dentinoid, and calcification.

cal·ci·fy·ing o·don·to·gen·ic cyst

, calcifying and keratinizing odontogenic cyst (kal'si-fī-ing ō-don'tō-jen'ik sist, ker'ă-ti-nī'zing)
A mixed radiolucent-radiopaque lesion of the jaws with features of both a cyst and a solid neoplasm; characterized by ghost cell keratinization, dentinoid, and calcification.

cal·ci·fy·ing o·don·to·gen·ic cyst

, calcifying and keratinizing odontogenic cyst (kal'si-fī-ing ō-don'tō-jen'ik sist, ker'ă-ti-nī'zing)
Mixed radiolucent-radiopaque jaw lesion with features of both a cyst and a solid neoplasm.
Synonym(s): Gorlin cyst.
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