Dentigerous Cyst Associated with Impacted Maxillary Canine: A Case Report

Keywords: Cyst; Dentigerous cyst; Impacted tooth; Maxillary canine; Unerupted

Abstract

Introduction:  Dentigerous cyst is an odontogenic cyst. It is caused by accumulation of fluid between the epithelium of the crown and the crown of an unerupted tooth. It is attached to the neck of the tooth and its size increases by the expansion of the follicle. This cyst most commonly affects the impacted 3rd molar and maxillary canine.

Case Report: In the present paper, we report a case of dentigerous cyst associated with impacted canine in a 13year aged female.

Conclusion: The patient was treated surgically by enucleation of the cyst.

Author Biographies

Anil Kohli, Rama University

Professor & HOD, Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Rama University, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Santwana Tripathy, Rama University

Final Year MDS Student, Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Rama University, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Karuna Sharma, Rama University

Reader, Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Rama University, Kanpur

Rahul Katyayan, Rama University

Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Rama University, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

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Published
2022-03-10
How to Cite
Kohli, A., Tripathy, S., Sharma, K., & Katyayan, R. (2022). Dentigerous Cyst Associated with Impacted Maxillary Canine: A Case Report. UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF DENTAL SCIENCES, 8(2). https://doi.org/10.21276/ujds.2022.8.2.17

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