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CASE REPORT - SYSTEMIC DISORDERS
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 120-124

Gorlin–Goltz syndrome: An often missed diagnosis


Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Mar Baselios Dental College, Kothamangalam, Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Ninan Thomas
Kottacattu House, Thonnicka, Kolenchery - 682 311, Kerala
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2231-0746.186148

PMID: 27563620

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Gorlin-Goltz syndrome due to its high variability in expression are often not diagnosed as the syndrome and often managed same as that of odontogenic keratocyst. But a more careful approach for the syndrome is needed as there is high chance of malignant changes owing to improper management of the syndrome. In this manuscript a case report of Gorlin-Goltz syndrome with the diagnostic features of the same in Indian population along with the difference in treatment protocol from treating an odontogenic keratocyst is described with review of literature


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