Keratocystic Odontogenic Tumour - Diagnosis

Diagnosis

The definitive diagnosis is by histologic analysis, i.e. excision and examination under the microscope.

Under the microscope, KCOTs vaguely resemble keratinized squamous epithelium; however, they

  1. lack rete ridges and
  2. often have an artifactual separation from their basement membrane.

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