developmental cyst

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de·vel·op·men·tal cyst

(dĕ-vel'ŏp-men-tăl sist)
Lesion formed when epithelium becomes included within connective tissue.
Synonym(s): inclusion cyst.
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As a result, the lesion is known by many names, including adenoameloblastoma, adenoameloblastic odontoma, epithelial tumour associated with developmental cysts, ameloblastic adenomatoid tumour and adenomatoid or pseudoadenomatous ameloblastoma.
Nasolabial cysts are rare non-odontogenic benign lesions of nasal region.12 These are developmental cysts occurring in the soft tissue.
Nasolabial cysts are benign, slow-growing developmental cysts occurring in the nasolabial folds below the alae nasi and are nonodontogenic, extraosseous and locally expansile.
The differential diagnosis for a compressive mediastinal mass is fairly extensive; it includes developmental cysts (i.e., bronchogenic, enteric, and pericardial cysts), neurogenic tumors, thymomas, lymphomas, germ cell tumors, endocrine (i.e., thyroid and parathyroid) pathologies, large vessel aneurysms, and mesenchymal tumors.
Odontogenic Keratocyst (OKCs) of the jaw are developmental cysts arising from cell rests of the dental lamina, the oral epithelial lining of the developing tooth follicle.
Nasopalatine duct cysts are the most corm-non nonodontogenic developmental cysts originating in the incisive canal of the maxillae.(1) These cysts were once formally classified as and called fissural cysts.
DEFINITION: Lateral periodontal cysts are defined as nonkeratinized and noninflammatory developmental cysts located adjacent or lateral to the root of a vital tooth.
Hemangiomas, lymphangiomas, rhabdomyomas of the heart, adenomas of the liver and developmental cysts within the kidneys, lungs, or pancreas are interpreted by some as hamartomas and by others as true neoplasms but are extremely rare in Neck.

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