West China Journal of Stomatology ›› 2023, Vol. 41 ›› Issue (3): 356-360.doi: 10.7518/hxkq.2023.2022428

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Diagnosis and treatment of apical cyst of deciduous teeth with infection: a case report

Zhang Yue1,2(), Liu Xiaowen1,3, Yang Ran1()   

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases & National Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases & Dept. of Pediatric Dentistry, West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
    2.Dept. of Stomatology, The Fifth Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi 830011, China
    3.Dept. of Pediatric Dentistry, Urumqi Stomatological Hospital, Urumqi 830002, China
  • Received:2022-10-26 Revised:2023-04-04 Online:2023-06-01 Published:2023-06-02
  • Contact: Yang Ran E-mail:103718388@qq.com;yangran@scu.edu.cn
  • Supported by:
    The National Natural Science Foundation of China(81800989)


There is a high incidence of chronic periapical periodontitis of deciduous teeth, however, there is a low incidence of the apical cyst. This paper reports a 7-year-old child with deciduous periodontitis caused by chronic periapical periodontitis of deciduous teeth. Through literature review, the etiology, imaging characteristics, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, and treatment methods were discussed to provide the basis for clinical diagnosis and treatment.

Key words: apical cyst, odontogenic cyst, gap maintainer

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