Dentigerous cyst

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Painless left jaw swelling

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Large unilocular well-defined pericoronal radiolucency is seen at the left side of mandible which have a thin regular sclerotic margin and expand the overlying cortex without cortical breach.  The lesion also contain an unerrupted permanent tooth. 

Case Discussion

The findings are compatible with dentigerous cyst.

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Case information

rID: 20495
Published: 22nd Nov 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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