Multiple odontomas in the facial bones. A case report

Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2000 Dec;29(6):443-4.


A rare case of multiple compound odontoma involving the facial bones and erupting into the oral cavity of a 15-year-old Nigerian girl is presented. The unacceptable facial appearance and the surgical approach used makes this case worth reporting.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Jaw Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Jaw Neoplasms / surgery
  • Odontoma / pathology*
  • Odontoma / surgery