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Management of a large dentigerous cyst occurring in a six-year-old boy

  • Juliana Yuri Kawamura1
  • Roberto Pereira de Magalhães2
  • Suzana C. O. M. Sousa1
  • Marina H. C. G. Magalhaes1,*,

1Department of Oral Pathology, School of Dentistry, University of São Paulo, Brazil

2Department of Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, University of São Paulo, Brazil

DOI: 10.17796/jcpd.28.4.d874545922646187 Vol.28,Issue 4,October 2004 pp.355-357

Published: 01 October 2004

*Corresponding Author(s): Marina H. C. G. Magalhaes E-mail:


A case of dentigerous cyst in a six-year-old healthy Brazilian boy, who had a diagnostic hypothesis of

ameloblastoma and keratocyst because of the extension and radiographic appearance is presented.

The importance of a previous incisional biopsy and consequent conservative treatment is discussed.

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Juliana Yuri Kawamura,Roberto Pereira de Magalhães,Suzana C. O. M. Sousa,Marina H. C. G. Magalhaes. Management of a large dentigerous cyst occurring in a six-year-old boy. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. 2004. 28(4);355-357.


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