Recurrent Gingival Cyst of Adult: A Rare Case Report with Review of Literature

*, Sayantan Karmakar and Nayak, Sangeeta Umesh and Kamath, Deepa G (2018) Recurrent Gingival Cyst of Adult: A Rare Case Report with Review of Literature. Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology, 22 (6). pp. 546-550. ISSN 0972-124X

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The gingival cyst of adult (GCA) is a rare developmental anomaly of odontogenic origin. It is asymptomatic, slow growing, and commonly seen near the canine and premolar region of mandible. The GCA is usually treated by excisional biopsy. Usually, occurrence is more common in 5th to 6th decade of life. The present case report describes a solitary GCA treated by excisional biopsy in a 76‑year‑old male patient which had recurred for the fourth time. This article also highlights on diagnostic process and a review of literature describing its histiogenesis, clinical, and histopathologic features of this condition.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Excisional biopsy, gingival cyst of adult, odontogenic cyst
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Periodontics
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2018 09:52
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2018 09:52

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