Botryoid odontogenic cyst: report of a case with extensive epithelial proliferation

Ucok O., Yaman Z., Gunhan O., Ucok C., Dogan N., Baykul T.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.34, no.6, pp.693-695, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Botyroid odontogenic cyst (BOC) is considered a rare multilocular variant of the lateral periodontal cyst. In this report; clinical and histopathological features of a case of BOC found in mandibular mental region of a 32-year-old woman is presented. There was a multilocular radiolucency extending from the roots of the right premolar to the left premolar, involving almost the whole height of the mandible. Histologically, there was extensive intraluminal epithelial proliferation in the lining and MIB-1 positive cells were noted in the basal layer.