Edition V02N04 | Year 2012 | Editorial Original Article | Pages 65 to 69
Objective: The radicular cysts, also called peripheral cysts, are inflammatory cysts of the jaws, formed in the dental apices, with necrotic and infected pulps. The aim of this study was to report a clinical case of an extensive periapical lesion of endodontic origin, suggestive of peripheral cyst between teeth #33 and #34, near the region of the mental foramen. Methods: The necropulpectomy endodontic treatment was performed no tooth #34, the dressing with calcium hydroxide paste was renewed on a monthly basis for 10 months, followed by endodontic obturation. Results: After one year of conventional endodontic treatment the patient is without signs of recurrence. Conclusions: The treatment endodontic provided a favorable clinical and radiographic response, without pain symptoms with the signs of regression of lesions, no need for additional surgery in the periapical region.