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Dentigerous Cyst associated with Unerupted Mandibular Second Molar: An Unusual Entity

Abhay Kamath, Keerthilatha M Pai, Ravindranath Vineetha, Sakshi Kamra, Adarsh Kudwa

Keywords : Dentigerous cyst, Second molar, Unerupted, Unilocular

Citation Information : Kamath A, Pai KM, Vineetha R, Kamra S, Kudwa A. Dentigerous Cyst associated with Unerupted Mandibular Second Molar: An Unusual Entity. J Health Sci Res 2018; 9 (1):31-33.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10042-1065

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-10-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


Dentigerous cyst is a common pathologic entity. After radicular cyst, dentigerous cysts are the most frequent odontogenic cysts diagnosed, accounting for 20% of all mandibular cysts. Typically, they are associated with impacted teeth, usually third molars. Its presentation in association with unerupted permanent second molar is very unusual and rare and very few cases have been reported in the literature. In this report, we describe the case of a pediatric patient with a dentigerous cyst in association with unerupted permanent second molar.

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