CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Eur J Dent 2013; 07(03): 377-381
DOI: 10.4103/1305-7456.115427
Case Report
Dental Investigation Society

Bone regeneration with plasma-rich-protein following enucleation of traumatic bone cyst

Priya Subramaniam
1   Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, The Oxford Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, India
Krishna Kumar
1   Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, The Oxford Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, India
T. Ramakrishna
2   Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, The Oxford Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, India
Abhishek Bhadranna
3   Department of Oral Pathology, The Oxford Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, India
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Publication Date:
26 September 2019 (online)


Traumatic bone cyst is an uncommon non-epithelium lined cavity and is seen frequently in young individuals. The lesion occurs more commonly in the mandible, involving the posterior region. It is generally asymptomatic and is diagnosed on routine radiographic examination. The cystic cavity is usually empty and there is scanty material for histological examination. Surgical curettage is usually done and recurrence is rare. A case of traumatic bone cyst occurring in the anterior region of mandible in a young boy is presented. Following surgical intervention, plasma-rich-protein was placed in the cystic cavity. The lesion showed progressive resolution and bone regeneration of the cystic cavity within a short period of time.


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