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International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry


A non-pathological lesion - Stafnes bone CYST


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Case Report

Author Details : Avinash Tejasvi, Harsha Bhayya*

Volume : 5, Issue : 1, Year : 2019

Article Page : 44-46


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Abstract

Stafne bone cysts (SBC) are asymptomatic bony depressions present on the lingual aspect of mandible caused by soft tissue involvement. As SBC’s are asymptomatic radiolucent lesion on the mandible, they are incidentally seen during a routine radiographic examination. Diagnosis of such lesions is essential due to its radiographical similarities with that of other odontogenic pathologies. We present a case of SBC which was firstly diagnosed with plain radiograph.

Keywords: Static bone cyst, Stafne bone defect, Static bone defect, Latent bone cyst, Idiopathic bone cavity.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijohd.2019.011

How to cite : Tejasvi A, Bhayya H, A non-pathological lesion - Stafnes bone CYST. Int J Oral Health Dent 2019;5(1):44-46

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