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Radiographically, driven snow appearance is seen with:

# Radiographically, driven snow appearance is seen with:
A. Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor
B. Calcifying odontogenic cyst
C. Calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor
D. Keratocyst


The correct answer is C. Calcifying Epithelial Odontogenic Tumor

- Scattered flecks of calcification throughout the radiolucency has given rise to the descriptive term driven snow appearance.
- Lesion appears as diffuse or well circumscribed unilocular radiolucency.
- Combined radiolucency and radioopacity with irregular bony spicules producing honeycomb pattern
- Scattered flecks of calcification give driven snow appearance
- Sometimes, lesion is totally radiolucent and in association with unerupted tooth

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