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Cysts of the Jaw Part 2

Continued from Part 1

Glandular odontogenic cyst

The glandular odontogenic cyst is a rare, developmental odontogenic cyst. Most common site of occurrence is the front region of the lower jaw where they present as slow-growing, painless swellings. The cyst has a potentially aggressive, locally invasive nature and a tendency to recur. Continue reading

Cysts of the Jaw Part 1

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Swellings and lumps in the mouth are common. Some may be just anatomical structures in the mouth while some may be of other origin, including jaw cysts. Continue reading

Radiographic Appearance of Cysts Part 1

Definition

A cyst is a pathological cavity in hard and soft tissues having fluid or semi-fluid or gaseous contents, that are not created by the accumulation of pus frequently, but not always lined by epithelium.
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