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CASE REPORT

Management of a Dentigerous Cyst: A Two-Year Review

G Anjana, Balagopal Varma, P Ushus

Keywords : Dentigerous cyst, Marsupialization

Citation Information : Anjana G, Varma B, Ushus P. Management of a Dentigerous Cyst: A Two-Year Review. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2011; 4 (2):147-151.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1100

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-08-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Dentigerous cyst is reported to be one of the most common odontogenic cysts of the jaws.1,2 The most commonly involved teeth are mandibular third molars, maxillary canines, maxillary third molars and rarely maxillary anteriors.2,3 This case report is about the management of a dentigerous cyst associated with a mandibular second molar (37) in a 9-year-old girl by a conservative treatment plan of marsupialization of the cyst. A 2-year postsurgical review reveals complete disappearance of the cystic lesion and normal alignment of 37 and 38.


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