Research Article| Volume 48, ISSUE 3, P237-243, September 1979

Lateral periodontal cyst

An analysis of forty-six cases
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      The clinical and histopathologic features of forty-six cases recorded as lateral periodontal cyst are reviewed. Three distinct types of epithelial lining were noted as well as varying degrees of inflammation. The data, although inconclusive, suggest that cysts arising in the lateral periodontal area may be of either an inflammatory or developmental odontogenic origin.
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