International Journal of Dental Research

International Journal of Dental Research

Online ISSN: 2664-9055
Print ISSN: 2664-9047

International Journal of Dental Research
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International Journal of Dental Research
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 1
Bilateral radicular cyst in maxillary anterior region: A rare case report and review of literature

Dr. Sachin Kandalkar, Dr. Lalit Gade, Dr. Kiran Jagtap, Dr. Vaishali Pawr, Dr. Snehal Lunawat

Radicular cysts (RC) are the most common inflammatory odontogenic cysts. This cyst arise from the epithelial residues in the periodontal ligament as a result of periapical periodontitis following death and necrosis of the pulp. Cysts arising in this way are found most commonly at the apices of the involved teeth, but may also be found on the lateral aspects of the roots in relation to lateral accessory root canals. The classic description of the radiological appearance of radicular cysts is that they are round or ovoid radiolucencies surrounded by a narrow radiopaque margin which extends from the lamina dura of the involved tooth. This case report presents a rare case of bilateral radicular cysts of the maxillary anterior region along with review of literature.
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