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Mandible-Maxilla
Odontogenic cysts
Dentigerous

Reviewer: Annie S. Morrison, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Editor: Kelly R. Magliocca, M.D.
Revised: 19 October 2013, last major update September 2013
Copyright: (c) 2004-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.
PubMed Search: Dentigerous cyst [title]

General
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Terminology
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Epidemiology
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Sites
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Pathophysiology
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Etiology
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Clinical features
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Diagnosis
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Radiology
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Prognostic factors
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Radiological images
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Central variety

Lateral variety

Multiple radiopaque masses with thin radiolucent rim

Expansion and thinning of the bony sinus wall


Unerupted maxillary canine

Lesion extension

Lesion pushing inferior wall of sinus

Orthopantomograph

Clinical images
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Swelling of right maxilla and left mandibular region

Swelling of right cheek

Intraoral involvement of maxillary right quadrant

Surgical exposure of lesional site

Gross description
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Gross images
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Hard and soft tissues with impacted lateral incisor

Enucleated specimen with embedded canine

Cystic lesion

Tan-colored thickenings in wall of cystic lesion

Maxillary right quadrant


Mandibular left quadrant

Wisdom tooth with preserved dentiginous cyst orientation

Dentigerous cyst remnants with tooth

Extracted tooth and pathologic lining

Micro description
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Micro images
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Cystic lumen

Reduced enamel epithelium

Dentigerous cysts

Differential diagnosis
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Additional references
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