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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 546-550

Recurrent gingival cyst of adult: A rare case report with review of literature


Department of Periodontology, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sangeeta Umesh Nayak
Department of Periodontology, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal - 576 104, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jisp.jisp_382_18

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The gingival cyst of adult (GCA) is a rare developmental anomaly of odontogenic origin. It is asymptomatic, slow growing, and commonly seen near the canine and premolar region of mandible. The GCA is usually treated by excisional biopsy. Usually, occurrence is more common in 5th to 6th decade of life. The present case report describes a solitary GCA treated by excisional biopsy in a 76-year-old male patient which had recurred for the fourth time. This article also highlights on diagnostic process and a review of literature describing its histiogenesis, clinical, and histopathologic features of this condition.


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