A clinical and histopathological study of radicular cysts associated with primary molars.

@article{Mass1995ACA,
  title={A clinical and histopathological study of radicular cysts associated with primary molars.},
  author={Eliyahu Mass and Ilana Kaplan and Abraham Hirshberg},
  journal={Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology},
  year={1995},
  volume={24 10},
  pages={458-61}
}
Radicular cysts originating from primary teeth are considered rare. The study analyzed 49 primary molars with radiolucent lesions ranging from 4-15 mm in diameter. 73.5% of the lesions were diagnosed as radicular cysts, and 26.5% as granulomas. The lesions were more frequent in the mandible. All lesions were associated with severely decayed teeth and only 4 had previous pulp therapy. The present study and the survey of the literature suggest that radicular cysts associated with primary teeth… CONTINUE READING