Nasal septal abscess: An unusual presentation of dentigerous cyst

Jae Gu Cho, Hyun Woo Lim, Prakash Zodpe, Hee Joon Kang, Heung Man Lee

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Dentigerous cyst is one of the most prevalent types of odontogenic cysts and is associated with crown of an unerupted or developing tooth. Dentigerous cysts are usually asymptomatic, so facial swelling may be the first clinical sign of a dentigerous cyst. A dentigerous cyst forming a septal abscess is uncommon. We report a case of dentigerous cyst presenting as a septal abscess.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1048-1050
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Nov


  • Dentigerous cyst
  • Septal abscess

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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