Recurrent gingival cyst of adult: A rare case report with review of literature

Sayantan Karmakar, Sangeeta Umesh Nayak, Deepa Giridhar Kamath

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Abstract

The gingival cyst of adult (GCA) is a rare developmental anomaly of odontogenic origin. It is asymptomatic, slow growing, and commonly seen near the canine and premolar region of mandible. The GCA is usually treated by excisional biopsy. Usually, occurrence is more common in 5 th to 6 th decade of life. The present case report describes a solitary GCA treated by excisional biopsy in a 76-year-old male patient which had recurred for the fourth time. This article also highlights on diagnostic process and a review of literature describing its histiogenesis, clinical, and histopathologic features of this condition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)546-550
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Indian Society of Periodontology
Volume22
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-11-2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Periodontics

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