Cysts most commonly showing such epithelial theques are the gingival cyst of the adult, lateral periodontal cyst, botryoid odontogenic cyst
, and sialodontogenic cyst .
Botryoid odontogenic cyst (BOC) was first described in 1973 by Weathers and Waldron and it is usually described in the literature as a multicystic variant of lateral periodontal cyst (LPC) (1).
Botryoid odontogenic cyst is an unusual and rare type of odontogenic cyst.
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Case report: diagnosis and treatment of a botryoid odontogenic cyst found in the maxillary anterior region.
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Controversies Regarding Botryoid Cyst & LPC: Some controversy exists about the relationship of Botryoid odontogenic cysts to lateral periodontal cysts, as some authors prefer to define a Botryoid odontogenic cyst as a "multicystic odontogenic lesion" with histological characteristics of lateral periodontal cyst," or "cystic lesion similar to lateral periodontal cyst." (24) The Botryoid odontogenic cyst (BOC) is a polycystic variant of the lateral periodontal cyst.
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DC, dentigerous cyst; KOC, keratinizing odontogenic cyst; GC, gingival cyst; BOC, botryoid odontogenic cyst; LPC, lateral periodontal cyst; RadC, radicular cyst; and ResC, residual cyst.
Polycystic lesions are called botryoid odontogenic cysts, due to their resemblance to a cluster of grapes.