An unusual odontogenic cyst with diverse histologic features

Jung Hoon Yoon, Sang Gun Ahn, Su Gwan Kim, Jin Kim

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Abstract

An unusual odontogenic cyst, which was originally believed to be a clinical dentigerous cyst associated with an impacted mandibular third molar, was found histologically to demonstrate the characteristics of a glandular odontogenic cyst with para- and orthokeratinization. These histologic diversities were interpreted as a reflection of the pluripotentiality of the epithelial remnants of the mandibular third molars or dentigerous cyst epithelium. It is possible that it has the capacity to induce the formation of cysts in both squamous and glandular epithelium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)122-125
Number of pages4
JournalYonsei medical journal
Volume47
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Feb 6

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  • Medicine(all)

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