Recurrent Glandular Odontogenic Cyst of Maxilla: a Case Report

Document Type: Case Reports

Authors

1 Dept. of Pathology, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

2 Dental Research Center, School of Dentistry, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

3 Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

4 Dept. of Pathology, Ghaem Hospital, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

10.7508/ijp.2015.02.012

Abstract

The glandular odontogenic cyst (GOC) is a rare lesion with odontogenic origin. It shows a propensity for recurrence revealed in 30% of all case. This investigation reports a case of recurrent GOC in a 35-year-old female in the anterior region of the maxilla, which is uncommon and discusses about IHC finding, surgical methods, and differential diagnosis. Under general anesthesia, peripheral bone ostectomy via large round bur for removal of remaining epithelium of the cyst wall was done. Finally liquid nitrogen was used to remaining bone. This article recommends that soft tissue adjacent to the cortical bone perforation should be excised, as well as peripheral bone ostectomy by large round bur for removal of remaining epithelium of the cyst and liquid nitrogen application to the bony cavity. Because of high recurrence rate of the lesion close follow up of the patients is needed.

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