Wednesday 8 September 2004
Definition: Odontogenic cysts are cysts of the jaws lined by an odontogenic epithelium (By this point, they differ from non-odontogenic cyst of jaws). Developmental odontogenic cyts and infflammtory odontogenic cysts can be distinguished.
lateral periodontal cyst
keratinizing odontogenic cyst
calcifying odontogenic cyst
- solitary keratocyst or primordial keratocyst
- multiple keratocysts (basal cell nevus syndrome or Gorlin syndrome)
cysts of the jaws