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

Infected Nasolabial cyst: A Rare Case Report and Review of Literature

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Author Details : Sharry Goyal, Pradhuman Verma, Mayank Mehta, Amit Ladgotra

Volume : 1, Issue : 3, Year : 2015

Article Page : 134-138

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The nasolabial cysts (NAC) are uncommon, developmental, non-odontogenic soft tissue cysts that are formed in the lower region of the nasal ala. According to most authors, they originate from trapped epithelium in line of fusion of the globular, lateral nasal and maxillary processes, due to atypical changes in entrapped epithelium along the fusion line during development process. These lesions are predominantly unilateral; grows slowly and size usually ranges between 1.5 and 3 cm. Clinically, they may be characterized as a floating tumefaction in the nasolabial sulcus, which leads to elevation of upper lip. They may result in esthetic problems so are diagnosed earlier. The preferred treatment modality is surgical excision. Here we present a rare case of Infected Nasolabial cyst reported in 10 years old male patient.

Keywords: Developmental, Nasolabial cysts, Non Odontogenic

How to cite : Goyal S, Verma P, Mehta M, Ladgotra A, Infected Nasolabial cyst: A Rare Case Report and Review of Literature. J Oral Med Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2015;1(3):134-138

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