RADICULAR-THE ROOT END CYST – A CASE REPORT

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Dr. K. Balasankari
Dr. R.Nandhitha
Dr. S.Naveena
Dr. L.Nethradevi
Dr. Mary Tresa Jeyapriya
Dr. M. Sathish Kumar

Keywords

Odontogenic cyst, Periapical, Histopathology

Abstract

Large maxillary radicular cysts pose a clinical problem since they can lead to severe alveolar bone loss, disturbance of the nasal and maxillary sinus floors, and recurrent infections. We are presenting a case of a 19-year-old female patient who reported to Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Department with a complaint of swelling in upper front tooth region for past two weeks. Radiographically, the classical findings of the lesion is a round or oval, well-defined radiolucent image involving the apex of the tooth. Upon thorough investigations, the diagnosis of radicular cyst was confirmed by histopathological findings. The treatment of choice for this case was enucleation following the extraction of the attached tooth

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