Solitary Bone Cyst: A Case Report

Çankaya A. B. , Erdem M. A. , Akçay Ç., Koltuk M., Gürkan Köseoğlu B.

Turkish Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 23th International Scientific Congress, Muğla, Turkey, 26 - 30 May 2016, pp.146-147

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Summary Text
  • City: Muğla
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.146-147


Objective: This report present a case about surgical management of a solitary bone cyst in left mandibular canine and premolar area in a

14-year-old women.

Case: A 14-year-old woman was directed to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department of İstanbul University from Department of Pediatric

Dentistry for consultation and management of radiolucent lesion which noticed in routine panoramic radiographic examination. During

radiographic assessment in left mandibular corpus; unilocular, radiolucent lesion was observed. Patient has no paraesthesia, anaesthesia or

pain in related site. To see the exact border lines, relations with vital structures and root tips Dental Volumetric Tomography was demanded.

It was decided to operate patient to get a precise diagnosis.. In cavity, there was no trace of cyst epithelium or fluid, a hollow area within the

bone was viewed. The exact diagnose determined as solitary bone cyst.

Conclusion: Solitary bone cyst can be treated surgically with excellent prognosis.