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What is a non-dentigerous cyst? Is it treatable?

What is a non-dentigerous cyst? Is it treatable?

Not tooth related: A cyst is a pathogenic space in bone or soft tissue containing fluid or semi fluid material, and in the oral regions, almost always lined by epithelium. Non dentigerous implies that it is not related to a tooth directly or for its origin. They are nearly always treatable. You should consult with an oral surgeon. Dentistry that lasts - Quality that counts ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a non dentigerous cyst?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a non dentigerous cyst?

Cysts: A dentigerous cyst is a cyst of development origin related to the development of a tooth in the jaw. A non-dentigerous cyst would be one not associated with a developing tooth. For example, a mucous cyst, eruption cyst, nasopalatine cyst and traumatic bone cyst would be non-dentigerous cysts. ...Read more

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Was told my craigslist scan saw what appears to be dentigerous cyst. Can this cause adrenal insufficiency? What's my next step?

Was told my craigslist scan saw what appears to be dentigerous cyst. Can this cause adrenal insufficiency? What's my next step?

No relations : Dentigerous cysts involve cystic formation around an impacted or un erupted teeth and had no effect on the kidney functions.. ...Read more

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Lower right wisdom tooth and dentigerous cyst removed.Now there's a deep hole in my gums and foul taste coming out of it.It's infection?Can i stop it?

Lower right wisdom tooth and dentigerous cyst removed.Now there's a deep hole in my gums and foul taste coming out of it.It's infection?Can i stop it?

Infection/dry socket: Foul taste usually indicates infection; not unusual to have a dry socket following a difficult surgical extraction of a lower molar. Return to the dentist to place medication in the extraction site and they will most likely also prescribe an antibiotic. ...Read more

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What percent of dentigerous cysts are cancerous?

What percent of dentigerous cysts are cancerous?

Small percent.: Most dentigerous cysts are benign. If the cyst is completely removed, then you should be cured. Rare secondary cancers can arise in incompletely excised cysts. ...Read more

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Please answer! what percentage of dentigerous cysts are cancerous?

Please answer! what percentage of dentigerous cysts are cancerous?

Essentially none: Dentigerous cysts ( follicular cysts) are benign, non-inflammatory odontogenic cysts that are thought to be developmental in origin. They are the second most common odontogenic cysts after those related to the roots of the teeth They usually present in the 2nd to 4th decades of life and are rarely seen in childhood because they almost exclusively occur in the secondary phase of tooth development . ...Read more

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What is a cyst?

What is a cyst?

A sack of fluid: A cyst is a fluid filled sac that usually has a thin wall (capsule) and is filled with a watery fluid. Complex cysts may have multiple fluid sacs all bunched together. They are usually treated by drainage though often the capsule neds to be removed to prevent recurrence. Other cysts may have thicker contents. If it is filled with pus its usually referred to as an abscess. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What is a stenes cyst?

What is a stenes cyst?

Skene's cysts?: Skene's glands (periurethral or paraurethral glands) are located next to the distal end of the urethra. Cysts form if the gland's duct is obstructed, usually because the gland is infected. The infected glands or cysts occur mainly in adults. Cysts may form abscesses or cause urethral obstruction and recurrent uti's. ...Read more

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Can you die from a cyst?

Can you die from a cyst?

Very unlikely: Cysts are benign and are very commonly found on various human organs. Unless they grow to a massive size(rarely it can do that) they are harmless and cause no problems. ...Read more