nasopalatine duct cyst


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Related to nasopalatine duct cyst: Globulomaxillary cyst, Median palatal cyst, Nasolabial cyst

in·ci·sive ca·nal cyst

a cyst in or near the incisive canal, arising from proliferation of epithelial remnants of the nasopalatine duct; the most common maxillary development cyst.

nasopalatine duct cyst

a nonodontogenic cyst that arises from remnants of the unobliterated nasopalatine duct, presenting as swelling, drainage, and pain in the soft tissue of the incisive papilla, lingual to the maxillary central incisors. See incisive canal cyst.
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