"Odontogenic Cysts" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Cysts found in the jaws and arising from epithelium involved in tooth formation. They include follicular cysts (e.g., primordial cyst, dentigerous cyst, multilocular cyst), lateral periodontal cysts, and radicular cysts. They may become keratinized (odontogenic keratocysts). Follicular cysts may give rise to ameloblastomas and, in rare cases, undergo malignant transformation.
- Odontogenic Cysts
- Cyst, Odontogenic
- Cysts, Odontogenic
- Odontogenic Cyst
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