Avances en Odontoestomatología
versión impresa ISSN 0213-1285
ANTUNES FREITAS, D.; VERGARA HERNANDEZ, C.I.; DIAZ CABALLERO, A. y COMINO MOL, V.. Dentigerous cyst associated with an ectopic tooth in the maxillary sinus: A report of one case and review of the literature. Av Odontoestomatol [online]. 2011, vol.27, n.6, pp.283-288. ISSN 0213-1285.
Dentigerous or follicular cyst is a benign odontogenic cyst is related to the crown of unerupted teeth with the highest percentage of incidence in third molars, canines and supernumerary teeth which can be found in ectopic positions in the upper jaw are located preferably in the maxillary sinus. We report a case of dentigerous cyst associated with a left upper third molar into the maxillary sinus in a female patient 19 years old who is sent to the Oral Diagnosis Clinic at the School of Dentistry Course Funorte-Brazil. In the same way we made a literature review of this pathological entity, their clinical characteristics, treatment and prognosis.
Palabras clave : Dentigerous cyst; maxillary sinus; unerupted tooth.