International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry

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Multiple impacted teeth associated with radicular cyst in a non-syndromic patient: a rare case report

Article : Open access

Article type : Case Report

Volume : 6

Issue : 1

Year : 2020

Author : Prasanna Kumar D, Ramaraj PN, Nithin VM, Vijaya Lakshmi G, Ajeya Ranganathan HK

Page no : 47-49

Abstract : Incidence of multiple impacted teeth is a rare entity. Impacted teeth not only impedes with the function may be associated with numerous pathological lesions. Multiple impacted teeth could be related to varied etiology such as syndromes, hormonal and metabolic disorders. It could also be due to infection, cyst or traumatic etiology without any syndromic association. Many literatures show a linear relationship between multiple impacted teeth and cystic changes. Radicular cysts are the most commonly affecting cystic lesions of the jaw and comprise about 52% to 68% of all the cysts which affects the human jaw. There are both therapeutic and prophylactic indications for surgical extraction of the impacted teeth. This article describes a case of management of multiple impacted teeth associated with radicular cyst in a non-syndromic patient. Keywords: Multiple impacted teeth, Radicular cyst, Non syndromic patient.