Wednesday 18 June 2008
The debate about their complicated, unique pathogenesis continues. It is widely accepted that these lesions originate from the anlage of the nasolacrimal duct; however, some still think that nasolabial cysts arise from fissural cysts.
Aikawa T, Iida S, Fukuda Y, Nakano Y, Ota Y, Takao K, Kogo M. Nasolabial cyst in a patient with cleft lip and palate. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008 Jun 5. PMID: 18538544