Human cytomegalovirus is present in odontogenic cysts.

  title={Human cytomegalovirus is present in odontogenic cysts.},
  author={M Andric and Jelena Milasin and Tanja P. Jovanovic and Lazar Todorovi{\'c}},
  journal={Oral microbiology and immunology},
  volume={22 5},
INTRODUCTION Recent studies suggest that some viruses, including human cytomegalovirus (CMV), may be involved in the pathogenesis of periapical lesions. Since periapical cysts (PCs) represent the next stage in the evolution of periapical granuloma, it seemed reasonable to investigate the presence of CMV in PCs and any possible relationship between its presence and the clinical features of those cysts, as well as to compare the results obtained with corresponding findings in non-inflammatory… CONTINUE READING