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Anbiaee N, Rajabi M, Ebrahimnejad H. Dentigerous Cyst Associated with a Deciduous Tooth: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature. 3dj 2016; 5 (2) :33-37
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1- Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Maxillofacial Diseases Research Center, School of Dentistry, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
2- Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, School of Dentistry, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.
Abstract:   (3278 Views)

Dentigerous cyst is a benign developmental
lesion of the jaw. It is most commonly occurs
during the second and third decades of life and
has rarely been reported in association with a
deciduous tooth. We report a case of two-year
old girl who presented with an unerupted central
incisor. According to the radiographic findings,
she was diagnosed with a dentigerous cyst
and underwent surgical enucleation. The final
diagnosis was confirmed by histopathological
analysis. We briefly discussed the characteristics
of similar cases.

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Type of Study: Original article | Subject: Surgery
Received: 2016/09/21 | Accepted: 2016/09/21 | Published: 2016/09/21

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