Paradental cyst mimicking a periodontal pocket: case report of a conservative treatment approach.

@article{Pelka2010ParadentalCM,
  title={Paradental cyst mimicking a periodontal pocket: case report of a conservative treatment approach.},
  author={Matthias Anton Pelka and Hubertus J M van Waes},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={514-6}
}
A 7-year-old boy presented with a periodontal problem related to an erupting lower molar. The tooth showed a 15 mm deep periodontal pocket on the buccal aspect. A microbiological DNA test excluded a periodontal origin. The treatment consisted of local antimicrobial therapy and cleaning and filling of the pocket with Atridox. 2 years after therapy the pocket completely disappeared. Finding periodontal pockets on freshly erupted teeth with acute symptoms should suggest the diagnosis of a cyst… CONTINUE READING