232 teeth found in tumor in Indian boy's jaw

Jul 25, 2014, 2:37 PM EDT
Professor Avi Gopher, of Tel Aviv University's Institute of Archaeology, shows ancient teeth that were discovered at an archaeological site near Rosh Haain in central Israel, on December 29, 2010.
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Doctors in Mumbai, India removed a rumor from a 17 year-old's head that contained hundreds of tiny teeth. They counted 232 teeth removed from the tumor, and had to use tools to hack away at a "marble-like structure" in the boy's jaw. The condition is known as odontoma.

Background:

Surgeons in India remove 232 teeth from teen [Washington Post]

232 teeth removed from Indian boy's head [USA Today]

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