nonodontogenic cyst


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nonodontogenic cyst

[‚nän·ə¦dant·ə¦jen·ik ′sist]
(medicine)
Any oral cyst that develops from epithelium which has been sequestered in bony or soft-tissue suture lines during embryonic development.
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The most common nonodontogenic cysts were globulomaxillary, nasolabial, and mucocele (21.4% each).
Among the 2275 oral biopsy specimens retrieved, we found 194 cases (8.5%) of jaw cysts, including 153 cases (6.7%) of odontogenic cysts and 5 cases (0.25%) of nonodontogenic cysts. To guarantee the most reliable epidemiologic profile for the odontogenic cysts, nonodontogenic cysts were separated from analysis.
Demographic profile of odontogenic and selected nonodontogenic cysts in a Brazilian population http://www.ooooe.net/article/S1079-2104(07)00460-X/abstractOral Surgery, Oral Me-dicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodon-tology.