Nonodontogenic Cysts

Rawle Fabian Philbert, Navraj Singh Sandhu

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This article focuses on describing nonodontogenic cysts of the oral and maxillofacial region. The lesions described include nasopalatine duct canal cyst, nasolabial cyst, traumatic bone cyst, Stafne bone cyst, aneurysmal bone cyst, focal osteoporotic bone marrow defect, dermoid cyst, epidermoid cyst, pilar cyst, and sebaceous cyst. The intent of this article is to make general dentists aware and knowledgeable of the nonodontogenic cysts they may encounter in everyday practice, so they can adequately manage or make an appropriate referral to improve treatment outcomes and reduce patient morbidity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-85
Number of pages23
JournalDental Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • Cyst
  • Jaws
  • Maxillofacial
  • Nonodontogenic
  • Oral
  • Pseudocyst

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)


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