Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 3

Dentigerous Cyst Associated with Impacted Supernumerary Tooth Presenting as Unilateral Cacosmia

KL Gan*

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Mahkota Medical Centre, Melaka, Malaysia

*Corresponding Author: KL Gan, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Mahkota Medical Centre, Melaka, Malaysia.

Received: December 20, 2021; Published: January 28, 2022


Dentigerous cyst is one of the most prevalent odontogenic cysts and thought to be due to a developmental abnormality from the reduced enamel epithelium of the tooth forming organ [1]. Rarely, they are associated with supernumerary teeth which constitutes approximately 5-6% of all dentigerous cysts [2]. Swelling of the alveolus with or without pain remains the major complaints of the patients. This report highlights an uncommon symptom of cacosmia as the only presenting complaint in a dentigerous cyst associated with a supernumerary tooth.

Keywords: Dentigerous Cysts; Odontogenic Cysts; Supernumerary Tooth; Nasal; Cacosmia


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Citation: KL Gan. “Dentigerous Cyst Associated with Impacted Supernumerary Tooth Presenting as Unilateral Cacosmia".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 4.3 (2022): 56-59.


Copyright: © 2022 KL Gan. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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