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A Unilocular Radiolucency of the Anterior Maxilla


Angela C. Chi, DMD; Brad W. Neville, DDS; James W. Sikes Jr., DMD, MD


The following Case Challenge is provided in conjunction with the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

An 18-year-old white male presented to his dentist for evaluation of a fracture to the crown of his maxillary right central incisor. During radiographic evaluation of the region, a 1x1 cm asymptomatic radiolucency was discovered between the roots of a maxillary right canine and lateral incisor.

After you have finished reviewing the available diagnostic information, make the diagnosis.

Case Author(s)

Dr. Chi is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Oral Pathology of the Department of Stomatology in the College of Dental Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC.

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