Oral pathology case
Keywords:welling jaw, slow growth, panoramic radiography, radiolucent image, inverted pear shape, between the lateral incisor and canine, cystic enucleation
A teenage boy was referred to the consultation due to slow progressive swelling of the left jaw, sometimes accompanied by toothache.
Examination showed an area of swelling located between maxillary lateral incisor and canine, no painful to touch, without caries on teeth. Sensitivity test were positive.
Panoramic radiography revealed radiolucent image, inverted pear shaped and located between the lateral incisor and canine.
The treatment was enucleation cystic without complications.
Cawson RA, Odell EW. Cawson’s Essentials of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 2000:
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