Conservative Approach in the Management of Radicular Cyst in a Child: Case Report

Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Panineeya Mahavidyalaya Institute of Dental Sciences & Research Centre, Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 500060, India.
Case reports in dentistry 02/2013; 2013(1):123148. DOI: 10.1155/2013/123148
Source: PubMed


Radicular cyst is the most common odontogenic cystic lesion of inflammatory origin. It is also known as periapical cyst, apical periodontal cyst, root end cyst, or dental cyst. It arises from epithelial residues in the periodontal ligament as a result of inflammation. The inflammation usually follows the death of dental pulp. This paper presents a case report of a patient with radicular cyst associated with a primary molar.

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