Surgical management of Nasopalatine duct cyst: case report

Pavankumar, Kalwa, Sholapurkar, Amar A., and Joshi, Vajendra (2010) Surgical management of Nasopalatine duct cyst: case report. Revista de Clinica e Pesquisa Odontologica, 6 (1). pp. 81-86.

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Objective: To present a case and discuss the clinicopathological characteristics of nasopalatine duct cyst and discuss the etiology, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis, with a review of the literature.

Discussion: Nasopalatine duct cyst occurs in approximately 1% of the population. Presentation may be asymptomatic or include swelling, pain, and drainage from the hard palate. Surgical treatment was carried out under local anesthesia and comprised the dissection and removal of the cyst adopting a usually palatine approach.

Item ID: 39860
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 2236-8027
Keywords: non-odontogenic cysts; maxillae; Nasopalatine duct cyst
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