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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 572-574
Rushton bodies


Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Rajiv S Desai
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai Central, Mumbai - 400 008, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/jomfp.jomfp_427_20

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Rushton bodies (RBs) are hyaline bodies found in epithelial lining of the odontogenic cysts that appear as peculiar, eosinophilic, straight or curved, irregular or rounded, polycyclic glassy structures occurring with variable frequency in the epithelial lining of odontogenic cysts. This article depicts the various shapes and amusing staining properties of RBs along with a brief cognizance about their much-debated origin.


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