CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Health and Allied Sciences NU 2014; 04(01): 135-137
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1703752
Case Report


Vidya Ajila
1   Reader, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Nitte University, Mangalore,
Gopakumar R.
2   HOD, New Horizon Dental College and Research Institute, Bilaspur, Chattisgarh, INDIA
Shruthi Hegde
3   Lecturer, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Nitte University, Mangalore
Subhas Babu
4   Professor & HOD, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Nitte University, Mangalore
Harini K.
5   Lecturer, Department of Periodontics, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Nitte University, Mangalore
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Solitary bone cyst, also known as traumatic bone cyst or idiopathic bone cyst, is a bony cavity with no epithelial lining and no infection, containing fluid and small amounts of tissue. Clinically these lesions are usually asymptomatic and detected accidentally on routine radiographic examination. Normally, they are empty cavities sometimes having a thin lining of connective tissue without epithelium. They may contain serosanguinous fluid, clots, erythrocytes, fibrin and giant cells. In this report, we present a case of solitary bone cyst in the anterior mandible which was associated with pain.

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