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September 1964

Possible Analogous Cutaneous and Odontogenic Tumors

Author Affiliations


Division of Dermatology, University of Minnesota (Dr. Peterson); Professor and Chairman, Division of Oral Pathology, School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota (Dr. Gorlin).

Arch Dermatol. 1964;90(3):255-261. doi:10.1001/archderm.1964.01600030005001

Basal cell epithelioma, ameloblastoma, premalignant fibroepithelioma, ameloblastic fibroma, cutaneous calcifying epithelioma, and calcifying odontogenic cyst were compared microscopically. Due to their common origins in primary epithelial germ cells, it is not surprising that many similarities in microscopic morphology exist.

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