2017 WHO histological classification of odontogenic and maxillofacial bone tumors

2017 WHO histological classification of odontogenic and maxillofacial bone tumors lays out a classification system for neoplasms and other tumors related to the odontogenic apparatus.

Classification

Malignant odontogenic tumors
  • odontogenic carcinomas
    • ameloblastic carcinoma
    • primary intraosseous carcinoma, not otherwise specified
    • sclerosing odontogenic carcinoma
    • clear cell odontogenic carcinoma
    • ghost cell odontogenic carcinoma
  • odontogenic carcinosarcoma
  • odontogenic sarcomas
Benign odontogenic tumors
Odontogenic cyst
Malignant maxillofacial bone and cartilage tumors 
Benign maxillofacial bone and cartilage tumors
Fibro-osseous and osteochondromatous lesions
Giant cell lesions and simple bone cyst 
Hematolymphoid tumors

Article information

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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • WHO classification scheme for odontogenic tumours

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: Odontoma
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  • Case 3: Cementoblastoma
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  • Case 4: Cemento-ossifying fibroma
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  • Case 2: Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma
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  • Case 5: Maxillary odontogenic keratocyst
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  • Case 6: Odontogenic myxoma of the maxilla
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  • Case 7: Ameloblastoma
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  • Case 8: Ameloblastoma
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  • Case 9: Ameloblastoma
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