International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2019, Vol. 5 Issue 1, Part B
Nasopalatine duct cyst: A case report
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Ritesh Garg, Dr. Abhishek Rathi, Dr. Gaurav Mittal, Dr. Siddharth Sharma, Dr. Anmol Agarwal and Dr. Pratiksha Dwivedi
ABSTRACT:The nasopalatine duct cyst (NPDC) is an intraosseous, developmental, epithelial, non-neoplastic cyst that is considered to be the most common non-odontogenic cyst of the midline of the anterior palate. It is accounting for between 3 and 12% of operated cysts of the jaw with maximum incidences are seen in adult males. This cyst mainly develops from the epithelial remnants of the naso-palatine ducts within the incisive canals. Radiographically NPDC is well defined round or roughly heart shaped. Enucleation is preferred treatment plan for removal of NPDC. The presented report deals with diagnosis and management of NPDC in a 24 year old male who complained of swelling and pain in the anterior maxillary region.
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Dr. Ritesh Garg, Dr. Abhishek Rathi, Dr. Gaurav Mittal, Dr. Siddharth Sharma, Dr. Anmol Agarwal and Dr. Pratiksha Dwivedi. Nasopalatine duct cyst: A case report. International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences. 2019; 5(1): 66-69.