Median palatal cyst. A reminder of palate fusion.

  title={Median palatal cyst. A reminder of palate fusion.},
  author={J Z Cinberg and Marshall P. Solomon},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  volume={88 3 Pt 1},
The existence of a median palatal cyst has been questioned. Such a lesion would represent an unusual anomaly of a unique embryological process. The radiologic and pathologic criteria necessary to establish such a diagnosis are inconclusive in the ten case reports that have appeared in the English language literature. A median palatal cyst that is distinct from other palatal defects would have specific characteristics that included: 1) a true epithelial-lined cyst; 2) no salivary gland, vascular… CONTINUE READING