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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 481
Solitary bone cysts-A rare occurrence with bilaterally symmetrical presentation


1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, S?RM Dental College and Hospital, Ramapuram Campus, Chennai, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, KarpagaVinayaga Institute of Dental Sciences, Madurantagam, India
3 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontology, Madha Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Elavenil Panneerselvam
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, SRM Dental College and Hospital, Ramapuram Campus, Chennai - 600 089, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.151366

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Solitary bone cysts (SBCs) are bone cavities that lack a true epithelial lining. They are more commonly seen during the first 2decades of age.Very few cases have been reported over 40 years of age.SBCs are usually discovered as an accidental coexisting finding during a routine radiologic examination or during another unrelated dental complaint. They present as a unilocular or multilocular radiolucent lesion associated with vital teeth with mild or no cortical expansion. Bilateral presentation is however very rare. We present a case of 52-year-old female patient with bilateral presentation of SBCs.


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