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incisive canal cyst

 

Definition: a cyst in or near the incisive canal, arising from proliferation of epithelial remnants of the nasopalatine duct; the most common maxillary development cyst.

Synonym(s): median anterior maxillary cyst, nasopalatine duct cyst

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