residual cyst


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Related to residual cyst: radicular cyst, dentigerous cyst, Primordial cyst

re·si·du·al cyst

the persistence of an apical periodontal cyst that remains after tooth extraction.

residual cyst

an odontogenic cyst that remains in the jaw after the removal of a tooth or by incomplete removal of all cystic material from the cystic area.

re·si·du·al cyst

(rē-zidyū-ăl sist)
Persistence of an apical periodontal cyst that remains after tooth extraction.
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Quite often a radicular cyst remains behind in the jaws after removal of the offending tooth and this is referred to as a residual cyst.
The occurrence of inflammatory cells was an expected finding in aspirations of inflammatory origin, since leukocyte transmigration toward the radicular and residual cyst epithelium is common.
Vacuolated cells and mucous metaplasia in the epithelial linings of radicular and residual cysts.