Cysts of the Oral and Maxillofacial Regions (4th Revised edition)

Cysts of the Oral and Maxillofacial Regions (4th Revised edition)

By: Mervyn Shear (author), Paul M. Speight (author)Hardback

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Cysts of the Oral and Maxillofacial Regions is a seminal text for those working in oral pathology, oral medicine, oral & maxillofacial surgery and radiology. This fourth edition reflects advances in immunohistochemistry, molecular biology and human genetics, which have contributed to the understanding of the etiology, pathogenesis, pathology and treatment of these lesions. This book is a comprehensive treatise on cysts occurring in the oral and maxillofacial regions, covering clinical features, epidemiology, radiology, pathogenesis and pathology.

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Mervyn Shear is Emeritus Professor, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and Emeritus Professor, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town. He is recognised as one of the foremost authorities on cysts of the oral regions. Paul M. Speight is Professor and Head of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at the School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield. He is President, Treasurer and Member of Council of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and Editor-in-Chief of 'Archives of Oral Biology'.


1. Classification and frequency of cysts of the oral and maxillofacial tissues. 2. Gingival cyst and midpalatal raphe cyst of infants. 3. Odontogenic keratocyst. 4. Dentigerous cyst. 5. Eruption cyst. 6. Gingival cyst of adults, lateral periodontal cyst, botryoid odontogenic cyst. 7. Glandular odontogenic cyst (sialo-odontogenic cyst, mucoepidermoid odontogenic cyst). 8. Calcifying odontogenic cyst (calcifying cystic odontogenic tumour). 9. Nasopalatine duct (incisve canal) cyst. 10. Nasolabial (nasoalveolar) cyst. 11. Radicular cyst and residual cyst. 12. Inflammatory paradental cysts. 13. Aneurysmal bone cyst. 14. Solitary bone cyst (traumatic, simple, haemorrhagic bone cyst). 15. Cysts associated with the maxillary antrum. 16. Cysts of the salivary glands. 17. Developmental cysts of the soft tissues of the mouth, face and neck. 18. Parasitic cysts. .

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/06/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781405149372
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781405149372
  • weight: 900
  • ISBN10: 140514937X
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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