Volume : 8
Issue : 2
Year : 2022
Page No : 95-97
Central mucoepidermoid carcinomas are rare neoplasms of the jaw, most commonly presenting in the mandible but in extremely rare cases they may present as a dentigerous cyst of the hard palate. Literature regarding their clinical features and treatment is scanty. In this case report of Mucoepidermoid tumor of the maxilla which presented as a dentigerous cyst, we have discussed the incidence, prevalence, clinical presentation, biological behavior and treatment options of central mucoepidermoid tumor.
Keywords: Maxillectomy, Radiation therapy, Dentigerous cyst, Minor salivary gland tumor, Mucoepidermoid carcinoma maxilla