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RGO - Revista Gaúcha de Odontologia

Print version ISSN 0103-6971On-line version ISSN 1981-8637

Abstract

GONCALVES, Rhoner et al. Botryoid odontogenic cyst: case report with etiopathogenic, diagnostic and therapeutic considerations. RGO, Rev. Gaúch. Odontol. [online]. 2015, vol.63, n.3, pp.343-346. ISSN 1981-8637.  https://doi.org/10.1590/1981-86372015000300015618.

The botryoid odontogenic cyst is a rare asymptomatic lesion characterized by its typical multilocular aspect similar to a bunch of grapes commonly affecting the mandible bicuspids and canine region. The possibility of this lesion representing a clinical variation of the lateral periodontal cyst is source of discussion and doubt among many authors. Our article reports a rare case of the polemic odontogenic cyst and presents considerations related to its etiopathogenic, diagnostic and therapeutic aspects.

Keywords : Odontogenic cysts; Periodontal cyst; Pathology oral; Surgery oral.

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