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Bilateral dentigerous cysts--report of an unusual case and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9973768     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Dentigerous cysts are the most common developmental cysts of the jaws, most frequently associated with impacted mandibular third molar teeth. Bilateral dentigerous cysts are rare and occur typically in association with a developmental syndrome. The reported occurrence of bilateral dentigerous cysts in the absence of a syndrome is rare and, to date, only 11 cases have been described. Here, we report a case of bilateral nonsyndromic, dentigerous cysts and review the literature for this unusual finding.
K S Ko; D G Dover; R C Jordan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal (Canadian Dental Association)     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0709-8936     ISO Abbreviation:  J Can Dent Assoc     Publication Date:  1999 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-05-06     Completed Date:  1999-05-06     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907605     Medline TA:  J Can Dent Assoc     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  49-51     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Department of Dentistry, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto, Ont.
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MeSH Terms
Dentigerous Cyst / radiography*
Mandibular Diseases / radiography*
Molar / radiography
Molar, Third / radiography
Radiography, Panoramic
Tooth, Impacted / radiography
Tooth, Unerupted / radiography

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