Dentigerous cyst

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Left side painless maxillary swelling of long duration

Patient Data

Age: 35 years old
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

A large expansile cystic lesion is seen arising from the left side of maxillary ridge and protruding to the left maxillary sinus. Unerupted tooth is seen related to the superior aspect of the cyst and extending to be fixed to the inferior orbital fissure with intra orbital extra conal extension.

Case Discussion

Dentigerous or follicular cysts are usually benign developmental cysts, related to unerupted teeth.

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Case Information

rID: 49754
Case created: 2nd Dec 2016
Last edited: 4th Dec 2016
System: Head & Neck
Tag: refs
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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