Residual Cysts: A Brief Literature Review


Ts Tsvetanov


Inflammatory odontogenic cysts are benign osteolytic asymptomatic lesions, but that, depending on the size, they can destroy the surrounding bone and let it infected. The term residual cyst is used most often for retained radicular cyst from teeth that has been removed. Residual cysts are among most common cysts of the jaws. This article aims to report characteristics and main aspects and highlighting the importance of the differential diagnosis for the treatment of these lesions. The methodology adopted consists in a literature review. It can be concluded that early detection and accurate diagnosis are essential for the proper treatment of the residual cysts.


How to Cite
Tsvetanov, T. (2016). Residual Cysts: A Brief Literature Review. International Journal of Medical and Dental Sciences, 1341–1346.


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