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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 465-468

Gingival cyst of adult: A rare case


Department of Dental Surgery, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Vijayalaxmi V Malali
Department of Dental Surgery, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune - 411 040, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-124X.100933

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Gingival cyst of adult is an uncommon cyst of gingival soft tissue occurring in either the free or attached gingiva. This odontogenic epithelial cyst is most frequently seen near mandibular canine and premolar region, believed to represent the soft tissue counter part of the lateral periodontal cyst. This article presents a case of gingival cyst treated with exicisional biopsy followed by histopathological confirmation and an emphasis on the clinical aspects of this lesion.


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