lateral periodontal cyst


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lat·er·al per·i·o·don·tal cyst

an intraosseous cyst, usually encountered in the cuspid-premolar region of the mandible, derived from the remnants of the dental lamina and representing the intraosseous counterpart of the gingival cyst.

lateral periodontal cyst

a multilocular variant of the lateral periodontal cyst; a developmental nonkeratinizing odontogenic cyst that arises from the periodontal ligament along the lateral root surface. Also called Botryoid odontogenic cyst.

lat·er·al per·i·o·don·tal cyst

(latĕr-ăl perē-ō-dontăl sist)
Intraosseous lesion, usually encountered in the madibular cuspid-premolar region derived from remnants of dental lamina.
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Treatment of lateral periodontal cyst with guided tissue regeneration.
Squamous-cell carcinoma arising in a lateral periodontal cyst.
DEFINITION: Lateral periodontal cysts are defined as nonkeratinized and noninflammatory developmental cysts located adjacent or lateral to the root of a vital tooth.
Controversies Regarding Histogenesis: The source of origin of lateral periodontal cysts remains controversial, with extensive debate in the literature over whether the lesion derives from the dental lamina, reduced enamel epithelium, or rests of Malassez.
Several additional theories had been proposed regarding the origin of lateral periodontal cysts, including the possibility that the lesions may arise as a result of pulpal infection manifesting itself in a lateral position or chronic periodontal disease activating the rests of Malassez.
15) Although the histopathologic features of Botryoid odontogenic cysts are similar to lateral periodontal cysts.