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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 244-247

Dentigerous cyst containing multiple impacted teeth: A rare case report


Department of Pedodontics, Government Dental College, Rohtak, India

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M Rohilla
Department of Pedodontics, Government Dental College, Rohtak
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-4388.85834

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The dentigerous cyst is a developmental odontogenic cyst, which apparently develops by accumulation of fluid between reduced enamel epithelium and the tooth crown of an unerupted tooth. It is one of the most prevalent types of odontogenic cysts associated with erupted, developing, or impacted tooth, particularly the mandibular third molars, the other teeth that are commonly affected are maxillary canines. The present case report is unique as it enclosed three permanent maxillary teeth: the central incisor, lateral incisor, and canine that had to be extracted during surgical enucleation of the cyst.






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