Clinicopathologic Correlation: Pericoronal Unilocular Radiolucency in the Posterior Mandible
1Doctoral Candidate, University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
2Associate Professor of Surgical Dentistry, University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
3Anatomic Pathologist/Dermatopathologist, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
4Private practice oral surgeon, The Center for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery & Implantology, Bellevue, WA, USA
Received Date: June 08, 2022; Published Date: July 01, 2022
This paper presents the case of a 15-year-old African-American female who presented with a unilocular radiolucency in the posterior mandible. A history of clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, histologic diagnosis, and the surgical procedure are reported. This is followed by a discussion of the recurrence rate of the lesion as well as its surgical management with topical adjuncts.