Journal of Dentistry of Tehran University of Medical Sciences 2011. 8(4):213-217.

Radicular cyst associated with a primary first molar: A case report
L. Toomarian, M. Moshref, M. Mirkarimi, A. Lotfi, M. Beheshti


Radicular cysts arising from deciduous teeth are rare. This report presents
a case of radicular cyst associated with a primary molar following pulp
therapy and discusses the relationship between pulp therapy and the rapid
growth of the cyst. The treatment consisted of enucleation of the cyst sac
and extraction of the involved primary teeth and 20 months follow up of
the patient. Early diagnosis of the lesion would have lead to a less aggressive
treatment plan.


Reticular cyst, Primary molar, Pulpotomy,

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