Traumatic bone cyst of the mandible of possible iatrogenic origin: a case report and brief review of the literature

@article{Xanthinaki2006TraumaticBC,
  title={Traumatic bone cyst of the mandible of possible iatrogenic origin: a case report and brief review of the literature},
  author={Arsinoi A Xanthinaki and Konstantinos I Choupis and Konstantinos I. Tosios and Vasilios A Pagkalos and Stavros I Papanikolaou},
  journal={Head & Face Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={2},
  pages={40 - 40}
}
The traumatic bone cyst (TBC) is an uncommon nonepithelial lined cavity of the jaws. The lesion is mainly diagnosed in young patients most frequently during the second decade of life. The majority of TBCs are located in the mandibular body between the canine and the third molar. Clinically, the lesion is asymptomatic in the majority of cases and is often accidentally discovered on routine radiological examination usually as an unilocular radiolucent area with a "scalloping effect". The definite… CONTINUE READING