Odontogenic keratocyst in a 5-year-old child: a rare cause of maxillary swelling in children

I. M. Smith, N. Harvey, R. M. Logan, D. J. David, Peter Anderson

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Odontogenic keratocysts in children are uncommon. They are cysts of the jaws that have a tendency for recurrence and are usually seen in adults. We report an exceptionally rare case in a young child and discuss its management.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)189-191
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished or Issued - 1 Feb 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Maxillary swelling
  • Odontogenic keratocyst
  • Paediatric

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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