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Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery

, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 202–204 | Cite as

Surgical Management of Recurrent Odontogenic Keratocyst

  • Ravinder Singh Semi
  • G. K. Thapliyal
  • Suresh Menon
Case Report

Abstract

The odontogenic keratocyst is a distinct entity arising from odontogenic epithelium. The unique histopathological appearance and the propensity for recurrence has made it management controversial in terms of the conservatism to be followed. This article describes the management of a case of recurrent odontogenic keratocyst with an aggressive therapy being adopted due to the nature of the pathology.

Keywords

Keratocyst Recurrence Carnoy’s solution 

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© Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ravinder Singh Semi
    • 1
  • G. K. Thapliyal
    • 2
  • Suresh Menon
    • 3
  1. 1.Military Dental CentreGopalpurIndia
  2. 2.AFDCNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryVydehi Institute of Dental SciencesBangaloreIndia

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