Maxillary odontogenic keratocyst

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Painless facial mass centered on the right maxilla.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

A solitary, lucent, unilocular lesion with smooth, corticated borders is seen In the maxilla which expand into the left maxillary sinus.


Case Discussion

The findings here are of a painless swelling centered on the right maxilla in a 48 year old female.  The lesion expands the bone, but there is no fracture or periosteal reaction.  Features are consistent with an odontogenic keratocyst.

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Case information

rID: 20719
Published: 8th Dec 2012
Last edited: 9th Feb 2016
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