Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : August | Volume : 11 | Issue : 8 | Page : ZD01 - ZD03

Ghost Cell Odontogenic Carcinoma Arising Denovo with Distant Metastasis: A Case Report and Review of Literature ZD01-ZD03

Madhurya namana, Sumit majumdar, Divya Uppala, Aditya Avv, Ayyagari kameswara Rao

Dr. Ayyagari kameswara Rao,
P.S.R. Colony, Vizianagaram-535002, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Ghost Cell Odontogenic Carcinoma (GCOC) is a rare malignant odontogenic tumour of epithelial origin accounting about 0.37% to 2.1% of all odontogenic tumours. They are characterized by the presence of ameloblastic islands along with ghost cells representing aberrant keratinization. The aim of this case report is to present a rare case that was diagnosed in a 37-year-old male patient and to describe the behavior of the tumour.