periapical cyst

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periapical cyst

[¦per·ē′ap·ə·kəl ′sist]
(medicine)
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Microscopic features include apical periodontal cysts show a non-keratinized often hyperplastic stratified squamous epithelium lining within a fibrous cyst wall that is in filterated by leukocytes, many also contain cholesterol clefts.