Disease Information for Cyst, dentigerous

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Jaw Swelling
Jaw Swelling Non-parotid
Stomatitis Raised Lesions
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Jaw lesion/cyst
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Cyst-like lesion of jaw
Xray/Dental Abnormal
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Jaw/dental/oral/salivary (category)
Process
PROCESS/Cysts (ex)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Definition

Most common follicular odontogenic cyst. Occurs in relation to a partially erupted or unerupted tooth with at least the crown of the tooth to which the cyst is attached protruding into the cystic cavity. May give rise to an ameloblastoma and, in rare instances, undergo malignant transformation.

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