Enucleation residual cyst

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Jaruporn Suriyachai


          Radicular cyst is the most common of inflammatory odontogenic cyst of the jaw related with non-vital tooth. The key points to diagnose radicular cyst are history taking, clinical examination, vitality test and radiographic examination. Residual cysts are retained radicular cysts within a jaw after tooth extraction. The recommended treatment of radicular cyst is root canal treatment or extraction with or without surgical removal periapical lesion. In this case report, a patient presented with a painless swelling at the maxillary anterior region with history of traumatic pulp injury over 20 years ago. Treatment planning was total enucleation in one visit and pathological examination. There was the good healing, no sign of recurrence was observed for a period of 1 year post-operatively.

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Suriyachai J. Enucleation residual cyst. Kb. Med. J. [Internet]. 2021 Mar. 9 [cited 2024 Apr. 16];1(2):39-48. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/KBJ/article/view/248002
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