Document Type : Case Report


1 Department of oral medicine & Radiology, Post Graduate Student, Maitri College Of Dentistry & Research Centre, Anjora, Durg, CG, 491001

2 Department of Oral medicine & Radiology, Maitri College of Dentistry & Research Centre, Anjora, Durg, CG, 491001

3 Professor, Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology Maitri College of Dentistry & Research Centre, Anjora, Durg, CG, PIN 491001


Radicular cysts are the most common odontogenic cyst of anterior maxilla, not regularly comprehended in youth. They are found mostly at the apices of the tooth (periapical cyst), lateral surface of the rots (lateral radicular cyst) and remains in the jaw after removal of the offending tooth (residual cyst). It is an inflammatory cyst, as an outcome to pulpal necrosis succeeding caries, with a linked periapical inflammatory reaction. It is associated most commonly with the root apex of a non-vital tooth. They advance sluggishly and asymptomatic lest infected. Because of this they can extent to a big dimensions. Many times it is perplexing to segregate radicular cysts from the obligatory pre-existing chronic periapical periodontitis lesions radio graphically. Here, we present a case of radicular cyst in relation to 2nd premolar (45) of the mandible in a 29 year old male patient. IOPAR and OPG shows a unilocular radiolucency with a well-defined border in the periapical region of the 2nd premolar on the right side. We also discussed clinical, radiographic, histopathological and therapeutic features of the case with a post-operative follow up to see the recurrence occurs or not.


Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript
Available Online from 10 February 2024
  • Receive Date: 25 August 2023
  • Revise Date: 25 July 2024
  • Accept Date: 06 September 2023