Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology

Does Radiolucency in the Posterior Mandible below the Mandibular Canal Signify a Stafne Cyst — A Rare Case Report With a Diagnostic Challenge

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Author Details: Vijay Prakash Nautiyal, Amit Agarwal, Shashidhara Kamath K, Gagan Khare

Volume : 2

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2395-6194

Print ISSN : 2395-6186

Article First Page : 53

Article End Page : 57


A Stafne cyst is an asymptomatic lesion commonly located below the mandibular canal in the posterior mandible. Although we can observe mild notching along the medial surface of the mandible, in our case, aggressive resorption involved both the medial and lateral surfaces of the mandible, which led us to approach the lesion surgically, to confirm the diagnosis.

Key words:
Asymptomatic, Salivary gland, Submandibular gland