Use of guided tissue regeneration in the treatment of a lateral periodontal cyst with a 7-month reentry.

@article{Nart2007UseOG,
  title={Use of guided tissue regeneration in the treatment of a lateral periodontal cyst with a 7-month reentry.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Nart and Eleni Gagari and Michael A Kahn and Terrence J Griffin},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2007},
  volume={78 7},
  pages={1360-4}
}
BACKGROUND The lateral periodontal cyst (LPC) is an unusual cyst of odontogenic origin, most frequently encountered in the mandible between the roots of canines and premolars. The most common treatment for LPC is surgical enucleation. This article reports a case of an LPC treated with guided tissue regeneration (GTR) and bone allograft. METHODS A 74-year-old woman presented for periodontal examination. Radiographs revealed a cystic lesion with LPC characteristics. After surgical incisions and… CONTINUE READING

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