Residual cyst (circumscribed)


  • It is a radicular cyst remaining after the tooth has been extracted.
  • Usually asymptomatic. Usually small size (less than 1 cm in diameter).
  • Unilocular, round or oval, well-defined, usually well-corticated.
  • It can cause bone expansion and displacement of the adjacent teeth.

Differential diagnosis


Residual cyst in the maxilla.

Several cases of Residual cyst.

Residual cyst in the maxilla