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JBUMS 2018, 20(1): 73-69 Back to browse issues page
A Case Report of Asymptomatic Glandular Odontogenic Cyst Mimicking as a Nasopalatine Duct Cyst
Sh Nafarzadeh , A Pournabi , F Bijani
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, I.R Iran , fatimahb56@gmail.com
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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Glandular odontogenic cyst is a rare developmental odontogenic cyst which most frequently occures in mandible. According to low incidence and unusual shape and location of this case, we decided to report the case.
CASE REPORT: Here we present an asymptomatic case in anterior part of maxilla that  radiographically was small and unilacular mimicking as a nasopalatine duct cyst. We have found it incidentally through radiographic evaluation before implant insertion. After enucleation and curettage, histopathologic evaluation revealed a glandular odontogenic cyst. In three months follow-up, no complication or recurrence was noticed, and the site of the lesion has filled with healthy bone.
CONCLUSION: In some cases enbloc resection is suggested for glandular odontogenic cysts, but according to the size and locularity, there was no need for aggressive treatment.
Keywords: Odontogenic Cyst, Glandular Odontogenic Cyst, Nasopalatine Duct Cyst
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: DP
Received: 2017/10/19 | Accepted: 2018/01/7 | Published: 2018/01/15
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Nafarzadeh S, Pournabi A, Bijani F. A Case Report of Asymptomatic Glandular Odontogenic Cyst Mimicking as a Nasopalatine Duct Cyst. JBUMS. 2018; 20 (1) :73-69
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