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A Journal on Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery

Official Journal of the Italian Society of Odontostomatology and Maxillofacial Surgery
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Minerva Stomatologica 2013 Aug 01

Keratocyst, conservative treatment: case report

Terranova F. 1, Trevisiol L. 1, Nocini P. F. 1, Bissolotti G. 2, Bondì V. 3, De Santis D. 1, Bertossi D. 1, D’agostino A. 1

1 Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department of Surgery University of Verona, Verona, Italy;
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery University Hospital, Udine Hospital, Udine, Italy;
3 Maxillo Facial Surgeon

The odontogenic keratocyst is now designated as a keratocystic odontogenic tumor and is defined as a benign uni- or multicystic, intraosseus tumor of odontogenic origin, with a characteristic lining of parakeratiniezed tumour as a better reflects is neoplastic nature. This case report presents the marsupialization procedure for the treatment of a keratocystic lesion.

language: English, Italian


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