Dentigerous cyst associated with an erupted tooth – An unusual presentation

Shergill, Ankur Kaur and Singh, Pratyush and Solomon, Monica Charlotte and Singh, Gurshinder Pal (2014) Dentigerous cyst associated with an erupted tooth – An unusual presentation. International Journal of Scientific Study, 2 (2). pp. 100-102.

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Abstract

Dentigerous cysts are the most common developmental cysts in the jaw region. They are usually associated with the crown of unerupted teeth, odontomas or supernumerary teeth. Dentigerous cysts generally have a chronic, asymptomatic growth phase and are discovered frequently on routine radiographic examination. Occurrence of a dentigerous cyst with an erupted anterior tooth is exceptionally rare and seldom reported in literature. We report an unusual presentation of a dentigerous cyst associated with an erupted mandibular canine. A detailed clinical and radiographic examination augmented its accurate histopathological diagnosis.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cysts; dental radiography; dentigerous cyst; mandible; tooth eruption.
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral Pathology and Microbiology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > ENT
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2014 06:27
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2014 06:27
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/139885

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