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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 286
True median palatal cyst; A rare case report


Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Rajarajeswari Dental College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Shruthi Rangaswamy
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Rajarajeswari Dental College, Bengaluru, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/jomfp.JOMFP_199_17

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Median palatal cyst is rare nonodontogenic lesion as it represents only 7.14% of all jaw cysts. Also called mid palatal cyst has raised controversy about pathogenesis of such fissural cysts. Specific diagnostic criteria have been described for true median palatal cyst after it has been excluded from WHO classification. The purpose of this paper is to report a rare case of true median palatal cyst satisfying these criteria and discuss current controversy about these cysts.


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