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mandibular epidermoid cyst

Sunday 2 December 2018

epidermoid cyst of the mandible


Definition : An epidermoid cyst is a benign cyst usually found on the skin. Bone cysts are very rare and if they appear in bone they usually appear in the distal phalanges of the fingers.


- mandibular epidermoid cyst / maxillar epidermoid cyst

Differential diagnosis

-  dermoid cyst
- keratocystic odontogenic tumor ( formerly odontogenic keratocyst )
- intraosseous orthokeratinized odontogenic cyst /
- residual cyst

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