Traumatic Bone Cyst: Is Trauma Always the Cause or, Symptoms Always Lacking? A Case Report of an Unusual Case

Dr. Agrawal Swapnil G., Dr. Nayyar Abhishek S., Dr. Panda Arun, Professor, Dr. Sabnis Rajesh, Dr. Wadhwani Ritesh, Abhishek Nayyar
2015 International Journal of Clinical Case Reports  
Lucas was the first to describe traumatic bone cyst (TBC) in the year 1929 as a cyst that was unique in that it lacked a well defined epithelial lining, so could not be classed with other epithelium-lined pathologic cavities defined as true cysts. The lesion is mainly diagnosed in younger age groups with an equal distribution between males and females and with the majority of TBCs being found in the body region of the mandible in the pre-molar-molar region. The lesion is usually asymptomatic
more » ... is often discovered co-incidentally on routine radiographic examination. The definitive diagnosis of traumatic bone cyst is invariably achieved at surgery. Surgical intervention reveals a void within the bone and healing generally ensues following intervention. Herewith, we are presenting a case of a symptomatic, traumatic bone cyst that involved the body region of mandible and was with a possible idiopathic origin.
doi:10.5376/ijccr.2015.05.0030 fatcat:swekwjshdva4pews35sy5y7rfm