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A review of odontogenic keratocyst with a report of unusual occurrence in the maxilla.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12765099     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Odontogenic keratocysts (OKC) are keratinizing epithelium-lined cycts of the jaws with well-defined histologic criteria and possessing one clinical feature warranting their recognition and separation as a distinctive entity, due to their exceedingly high recurrence rate. This report describes a case of OKC which occurred in the anterior maxilla in a 12 year old female child, with its treatment. These lesions are normally seen in the mandible, and are rare in the maxilla.
U A Nayak; B P Rajeshkumar; Junaid Ahmed; M J Baliga
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of dental research : official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0970-9290     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Dent Res     Publication Date:    2002 Jul-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-05-26     Completed Date:  2003-06-13     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9202990     Medline TA:  Indian J Dent Res     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  183-6     Citation Subset:  D    
Departments of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Medicine and Radiology, College of Dental Surgery, Mangalore, India.
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MeSH Terms
Maxillary Diseases / radiography*,  surgery
Odontogenic Cysts / radiography*,  surgery

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