dentigerous


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dentigerous

[den′tij·ə·rəs]
(biology)
Having teeth or toothlike structures.
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A dentigerous cyst arising in the bony maxilla outside of the antrum is, by definition, an extra-antral lesion.
Interestingly, approximately 50% of ameloblastomas arise from the lining of a dentigerous cyst.
Radicular cysts of primary teeth mimicking premolar dentigerous cysts: report of three cases.
1) A dentigerous cyst occurs in conjunction with the crown of an unerupted tooth.
Nasal septal abscess: An unusual presentation of dentigerous cyst.
Dentigerous cysts surrounding impacted teeth often displace these teeth into ectopic positions.
Dentigerous cysts, also known as follicular cysts, are associated with the crown of an unerupted or impacted tooth.
However, findings on computed tomography (CT) were compatible with a dentigerous cyst in the left maxillary sinus (figure 1).
Odontogenic keratocysts are dentigerous or primordial in origin, lined with keratinized epithelium, and more prevalent in the posterior portions of the body and ramus of the mandible.
The differential diagnosis should include periapical abscess, dentigerous cyst, and nasal furuncle.
Pathologic analysis revealed that the cyst was dentigerous.
The pathogenesis of these tumors is controversial, but several authors have proposed that they involve a metaplastic transformation of the mucus-secreting cells commonly found in the epithelial linings of dentigerous cysts and odontogenic epithelium.