solitary _ multilocular RL by lanyuehua


									Differential Diagnosis of Oral and Maxillofacial lesions

    1. Solitary cystlike Radiolucencies
        not necessarily contacting teeth
    2. Multilocular radiolucencies


        王文岑 助理教授 高雄醫學大學 牙醫學系
       高醫大附設醫院S 棟 2 樓 口腔病理影像診斷科
                                              WenChen Wang
   複習顎骨中的單囊狀及多房性放射線透射
    1. Differential diagnosis of oral lesion. Wood,
    Gooz(Mosby), 5th ed., 1997.
    2. Neville and Damm et al: Oral & maxillofacial
    patholgy, 3rd ed.
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Lesions                Radiolucent mixed with radiopaque


 Contacting tooth             Not contacting tooth

Periapical                                  ★
                                                Solitary cystlike
             Pericoronal                            Multilocular

                                         Multiple, separate

                                     Generalized rarefaction
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          Cystlike lesion

Dark radiographic
image , circular in
outline and usually
smoothly contoured
with well-defined

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Marrow spaces

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Maxillary sinus

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        Early stage of tooth crypt

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Postextraction socket        WenChen Wang
                            Residual cyst

-Cyst remained after its
associated tooth has been
-Age >20 y/o
-Surgical intervention
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            Traumatic bone cyst
           Above the mandibular canal
           Vital tooth, scallpoed appearance
           Solitary (majority) or multiple
            post. Mandible, ramus
           <30 y/o
           95% containing fluid or empty
           Surgical curettage
           May coexist with fibro-osseous

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Q: A 40y/o male, a tooth removed due to hypermobility,
          what were the possible diagnosis ?

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Multilocular RL,
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    Lingual mandibular bone defect
Stafne cyst; static bone cyst

 - A well-defined RL
   in the post.
   Region under
   mandibular canal

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                          Odontogenic keratocyst
    A well-defined multilocular (or
     unilocular) radiolucency
    Most common in post. mandible
    Resorb and /or move teeth, vital
    Multiple lesions in Gorlin

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   Mean age:23 y/o
   90% in mandible,
    posterior region

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   21 y/o male
   2x1.5 cm cystlike RL lesion
    over an edentulous 3rd molar
    region of the mandible
   asymptomatic, masndibular
    canal inferiorly displaced
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    Less likely diagnosis:
    • Benign nonodontogenic        More likely diagnosis:
      tumor                        • Residual cyst
    • Cemento-ossifying            • Traumatic bone cyst
      fibroma                      • Primordial cyst
    • Giant cell granuloma         • OKC (Primordial type)
    • Fissure cysts                • unicystic ameloblastoma
    • 3rd molar tooth crypt        • Odontogenic myxoma
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         Surgical defect

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Central giant cell granuloma
   Unilocular or multicular R-L
   Cortical bone expansion
   Well defined, corticated or not ; some are poorly
   Displace tooth follicle & roots, root resorption, lamina
    dura of adjacent teeth resorbed.
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   Range 2-80 y/o; 70% < 30y/o
   Mandible : maxilla = 2:1
   More in mand. ant. to 1st molar, 21%
    cross midline
   Painless swelling
   Vital mobile teeth           Multilocular RL,
                                                 bony expansion

     right angles to the outer
     expanded border

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          Giant cell lesion
   Diagnosis based on history and laboratory

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       Chronic Renal Failure

Phosphate       active VitD3  calcium
Retention ↑    production↓ resorption ↓



Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
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         Fibroosseous lesion
   Early : Unilocular RL
   Later : Mixed RL with RO or RO

       Early stage of a COF

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                        Incisive canal cyst

   Enlargement of the
    Incisive foramen & canal ,
    > 1cm

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Midpalatine cyst; median palatal cyst

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    Benign nonodontogenic tumors as
       radiolucencies in the jaws

Salivary gland tumors

Amputation neuroma




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Metastatic bronchogenic carcinoma    WenChen Wang
Aneurysmal bone cyst

      Unilocular RL

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                                Multilocular RL,
                                bony expansion
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   90% < 30 y/o; Md. > Max.
   Proliferative response of
    vascular tissue
   R-L, expansile osteolytic
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Typical locations of odontogenic and                   Summary
       nonodontogenic cysts

Ref: Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology,
4th edition, 2007                                       WenChen Wang
Multilocular radiolucencies

 Soap bubble   Honeycomb   Tennis racket

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Maxillary sinus
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Marrow spaces

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     Multilocular cysts
   Odontogenic cyst:
    Dentigerous cyst
    Odontogenic keratocyst
    Lateral periodontal cyst
    Primordial cyst
    Glandular odontogenic cyst
   Nonodontogenic cyst(pseudocyst):
    Aneurysmal bone cyst
    Traumatic bone cyst

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    Glandular odontogenic cyst

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middle-aged adults, mean=49 y/o;rarely
 before the age of 20
–85% in mandible.
–strong predilection for the anterior region,
 cross midline
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Ameloblastoma-conventional type
   Wide age range, mean=39 y/o, rare in young children
   > 80% in mandible, molar-ramus
   Painless swelling or expansion the bone, benign but   Ref. 2
    local invasive
   non-encapsulated and destructive
   seldom causes paresthesia
   may cause loosening of teeth or resorption

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32 y/o male, ameloblastoma
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             Ameloblastic fibroma
   younger age gr., not commonly over 21 y/o
   painless, asymptomatic, slow expansion of the cortical plates of
    the premolar and molar areas, more frequently in mandible
   Smooth, well-outlined cyst-like or radiolucency, cannot be
    differentiated from unilocular ameloblastoma,or multilocular

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    Odontogenic myxoma

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   10-50 y/o, without any sex predilection and slight
    preference for the mandible (3/4)
   Multilocur radiolucency of varying sizes separated by
    straight (tennis racket) or curved bony trabeculae
    (soap bubble appearance)
   May be unilocular RL or an iII-defined RL
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   Odontogenic myxoma, tennis racket appearance
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               Inherited developmental
                abnormality, only affects
                the jaws, cherubic
               Age: 2-20 y/o
               Multiple multilocular RL

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       Vascular malformations(VM) and
       central hemangioma(CH) of bone
   35% VM occur in bone, CH rare
   10-20 y/o
   50% multilocular, some are unilocular; well- or poor defined border
   Resorption of roots, some phleboliths may present
   Pulsation, occasionally parthesia; local hemorrhage

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    Central Odontogenic Fibroma

   large lesion: multilocular
   Many lesions have sclerotic border,
    root resorption or root divergence

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16 y/o boy, severe hemophilia

         23 y/o, hemophilia, condyle,
          ramus, coronoid process

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         Intrabony neurilemoma
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     Multilocular radiolucencies
   Anatomic patterns
   Odontogenic cysts
   Odontogenic tumors
       Ameloblastoma
       Odontogenic myxoma
   Central giant cell grnuloma
   Giant cell lesion of hyperparathyroidism
   Cherubism
   Simple bone cyst
   Aneurysmal bone cyst
   Metastatic tumors to the jaws
   Vascular malformations and central hemangioma
    of bone
   Rarities
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