Dentigerous Cyst Mimicking Odontogenic Keratocyst: A Rare Case Report with 12 Month Follow up
Keywords:Dentigerous Cyst, Mandible, Molar
Dentigerous cyst is one of the most commonly seen odontogenic cyst in children. It is characterized by a
unilocular radiolucent lesion that encloses permanent tooth buds. Buccal bony expansion and a missing tooth
is the most common clinical feature. Various treatment modalities have been mentioned in the literature for
management of dentigerous cysts. This case report presents the management of a left mandibular dentigerous
cyst in a 10-year-old boy by surgical enucleation and its follow up.
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