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VOLUME 9 , ISSUE 2 ( July-December, 2019 ) > List of Articles


Radicular Cyst (Periapical Cyst): A Case Report

Yamini Kanipakam, Prem L Kulandairaj

Keywords : Odontogenic cyst, Periapical infection, Radicular cyst

Citation Information : Kanipakam Y, Kulandairaj PL. Radicular Cyst (Periapical Cyst): A Case Report. 2019; 9 (2):43-45.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10083-0908

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Radicular cyst is one of the most common odontogenic cyst found in the jaws. It is inflammatory in nature and found mostly in the nonvital tooth. It usually presents at a later stage in life because the formation of the cyst is the last step in the progression of inflammatory events after a periapical infection. This present case was with swelling, and the cyst was removed surgically under local anesthesia. Based on histopathological findings, it was diagnosed as a radicular cyst.

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