nasopalatine cyst


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nasopalatine cyst

[¦nā·zō′pal·ə‚tēn ′sist]
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Nasopalatine cyst which is seen arising from tissues in the incisive canal or nests in the papilla palatine and present either on the palate or on the nasal floor.
A maxillary retention cyst was detected in three of these patients, mild mucosal thickening in the maxillary and ethmoid sinuses in two, a nasopalatine cyst in one, and a deep-lobe parotid tumor in one (table 2).
The nasopalatine cyst and the parotid gland tumor discovered by MRI were not associated with the olfactory deficit in these two patients.