Maxillary radicular cyst

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Yawita Tangpong


Radicular cysts are the most common cystic lesions of the jaws related with non-vital tooth . The treatment of radicular cyst is root canal treatment or extraction with or without surgical removal periapical lesion . In the presenting case report, the 26-year-old man visited the dentist with pain and swelling at the maxillary anterior region for 3 days. Oral examination showed tooth #12 and 13 not response to EPT .Complete enucleation and biopsy was done. The definitive diagnosis with histopathology was radicular cyst. After cyst enucleation,patient was miss an appointment and the non-vital tooth were not been treaed. 1 year and 8 months later, patient came back with no sign and symptom, the radiographic  shown bone regeneration of the defeced area. Tooth #12 and 13 was extracted and the denture was done . 2 year after radicular cyst was removed, no sigh of recurrence was observed.

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Tangpong Y. Maxillary radicular cyst . Kb. Med. J. [Internet]. 2022 Feb. 3 [cited 2024 Apr. 19];4(2):67-7. Available from:
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