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Dentigerous Cyst MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dentigerous Cyst
Tree Number(s)
C04.182.089.530.690.310
C05.500.470.690.310
C07.320.450.670.275
Unique ID
D003803
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003803
Annotation
non-neoplastic; coordinate with precoordinated organ/disease term
Scope Note
Most 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.
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1990/06/05
Dentigerous Cyst Preferred
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