Crescent-shaped supernumerary tooth - a rare case report
Supernumerary tooth is a developmental anomaly and has been argued to arise from multiple etiologies. In general, hyperdontia is of two types according to shape: Supplemental (teeth of normal shape and size) and rudimentary (teeth of abnormal shape and size which include conical, tuberculate, and molariform types). We hereby present a case of a 7-year-old male child who reported with a crescent-shaped white mass in the anterior part of palate since 6 months with associated pain and swelling for past 1 week. The mass was excised under local anesthesia. On clinical, radiographic, and histological examination a crescent-shaped white mass measuring 1.3 mm
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