radicular cyst


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radicular cyst

[rə′dik·yə·lər ′sist]
(medicine)
A cyst arising from a granuloma of the root of a tooth. Also known as periapical cyst.
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There are three major categories of odontogenic cyst: dentigerous cysts, keratocystic odontogenic tumors, and radicular cysts.
The radicular cyst is distinguished by the occurrence of a cavity, partially or wholly lined by epithelium.
As radicular cyst is the commonest of the odontogenic cyst this is because it is almost always associated with dental carries and necrotic pulp and a high frequency of dental carries in our population22 becomes the commonest reason for this cyst.
7,8) Male dominance, especially for radicular cysts, has been associated with increased maxillofacial trauma and poor oral hygiene.
Key words: Radicular Cyst, Enucleation, Primary Molar, Pulp therapy
11 The most biopsied lesions in the present study were radicular cysts (45%) followed by dentigerous cysts (31%) which support the data reported by Peker et al11 from Turkey, Nunez-Urrutia et al12 from Spain and de Souza et al13 and Prockt et al14 from Brazil.
Correlation analyses revealed that radicular cysts were most frequently seen in the second and third decades, dentigerous cysts in the second decade, and KOCs in the third decade of life (Table 2).
Key Words: Radicular cyst, Histopathology, Dental trauma, Dental caries.
The radiological differential diagnosis of radicular cyst includes periapical granuloma, surgical defect or periapical scar, periapical cemento-osseous dysplasia, Traumatic Bone Cyst.
Radicular cyst of both jaws is an odontogenic in origin.
Based on these findings a provisional diagnosis of Lateral periodontal cyst was made and under differential diagnosis Central giant cell granuloma, central ossifying fibroma, and radicular cyst were considered.