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Case Reports in Pathology
Volume 2017, Article ID 8248691, 3 pages
Case Report

Revisiting Cementoblastoma with a Rare Case Presentation

Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India

Correspondence should be addressed to Vijayanirmala Subramani; moc.liamg@3ijiv.inamarbus

Received 18 November 2016; Accepted 13 February 2017; Published 26 February 2017

Academic Editor: Piero Tosi

Copyright © 2017 Vijayanirmala Subramani et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Cementoblastoma is a rare benign odontogenic neoplasm which is characterized by the proliferation of cellular cementum. Diagnosis of cementoblastoma is challenging because of its protracted clinical, radiographic features, and bland histological appearance; most often cementoblastoma is often confused with other cementum and bone originated lesions. The aim of this article is to overview/revisit, approach the diagnosis of cementoblastoma, and also present a unique radiographic appearance of a cementoblastoma lesion associated with an impacted tooth.