Clear cell variant of calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor without calcification: a rarity

Vimi S unil Mutalik, Prasanna Nichat, Sunitha Carnelio, Monica Solomon, Raghu Radhakrishnan

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Calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor (CEOT) is a rare, benign, locally aggressive odontogenic epithelial tumor that affects the jaws. Although there are numerous reports on the variants of CEOT, occurrence of clear cells with complete absence of calcification has been a rarity. Histochemical analysis of tumor cells revealed glycogen granules with PAS staining, with absence of CD 1a staining in clear cells, while the amyloid-like deposit associated with clear cells showed green birefringence with Congo red. We report an unusual variant of CEOT occurring in a 27 years old male patient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)119-121
Number of pages3
JournalThe journal of contemporary dental practice
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2014


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  • Medicine(all)

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