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Dentigerous Cyst
MeSH HeadingDentigerous Cyst
Tree NumberC04.182.089.530.690.310
Tree NumberC05.500.470.690.310
Tree NumberC07.320.450.670.275
Annotationnon-neoplastic; / blood supply / chem / secret / ultrastruct permitted; coord IM with precoord organ/dis term (IM)
Scope NoteMost common follicular odontogenic cyst. Occurs in relation to a partially erupted or unerupted tooth with at least the crown of the tooth to which the cyst is attached protruding into the cystic cavity. May give rise to an ameloblastoma and, in rare instances, undergo malignant transformation.
Allowable QualifiersBL BS CF CH CI CL CN CO DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RA RH RI RT SE SU TH UL UR US VE VI
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD003803


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Neoplasms [C04]
   Cysts [C04.182]
      Bone Cysts [C04.182.089]
         Jaw Cysts [C04.182.089.530]
            Odontogenic Cysts [C04.182.089.530.690]
Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome [C04.182.089.530.690.150]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDentigerous Cyst [C04.182.089.530.690.310]
Odontogenic Cyst, Calcifying [C04.182.089.530.690.605]
Periodontal Cyst [C04.182.089.530.690.790]  +

 
Musculoskeletal Diseases [C05]
   Jaw Diseases [C05.500]
      Jaw Cysts [C05.500.470]
         Odontogenic Cysts [C05.500.470.690]
Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome [C05.500.470.690.150]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDentigerous Cyst [C05.500.470.690.310]
Odontogenic Cyst, Calcifying [C05.500.470.690.605]
Periodontal Cyst [C05.500.470.690.790]  +

 
Stomatognathic Diseases [C07]
   Jaw Diseases [C07.320]
      Jaw Cysts [C07.320.450]
         Odontogenic Cysts [C07.320.450.670]
Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome [C07.320.450.670.130]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDentigerous Cyst [C07.320.450.670.275]
Odontogenic Cyst, Calcifying [C07.320.450.670.495]
Periodontal Cyst [C07.320.450.670.513]  +

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