CT display of multiple dentigerous cysts of the mandible: a case report.

Toller M., Sipahier M., Acikgoz A.

The Journal of clinical pediatric dentistry, vol.19, no.2, pp.135-137, 1995 (Scopus) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Journal Name: The Journal of clinical pediatric dentistry
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.135-137
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


Computerized tomographic (CT) display of a case with multiple dentigerous cysts in the mandible is presented and benefits of the CT in such cases are discussed. CT images provides 3 dimensional accurate details of the cystic lesions without any distortion and superposition. It shows the exact size, location and possible origin of the cysts as well as the extent of the bone destruction. It is considered that CT could be used as a guide in presurgical evaluation of the complex cystic lesions of the jaws.