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Importance of Clinical Evaluation in Nasopalatine Duct Cyst: A Case Report

D.S. Yadav, S. Chandan, R. Gupta, M.S. Rathod, S. Patil


Present case report shows the importance of proper history taking, clinical evaluation such as swelling in the midline of the anterior palate, midline diastema and  radiographical diagnostic aid like cone beam computed tomography which revealed a large well circumscribed oval shaped or heart shaped periapical radiolucency, resorption of antero-medial cortex of naso-palatine canal with an involvement of neighboring anatomical structures like upper impacted incisors helps in proper diagnosis of non-odontogenic cystic pathology like nasopalatine duct cyst and also optimizes the decision making for appropriate  treatment plan for it.


Keywords: Nasopalatine duct cyst, surgical enucleation, cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT), buccal mucoperiosteal flap

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D.S. Yadav, S. Chandan, R. Gupta et al. Importance of Clinical Evaluation in Nasopalatine Duct Cyst-A Case Report. Research and Reviews: Journal of Dentistry. 2016; 7(1): 7–11p.

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