Botryoid odontogenic cyst. Report of a case with histologic evidence of multicentric origin.

@article{Redman1990BotryoidOC,
  title={Botryoid odontogenic cyst. Report of a case with histologic evidence of multicentric origin.},
  author={Robert S. Redman and B W Whitestone and C E Winne and M. Hudec and Robert H Patterson},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  year={1990},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={144-6}
}
Histologic examination of an excisionally biopsied botryoid odontogenic cyst (BOC) documented that it was composed of at least 2 separate cysts, the location of which suggested that both originated within the alveolar bone rather than from within the periodontal ligament. These observations provide evidence for a multicentric origin of this example of BOC, and are consistent with a previous suggestion that lateral periodontal cysts of non-inflammatory origin arise from remnants of the dental… CONTINUE READING

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