Nasoalveolar cysts: Review of 3 cases

Erkan A., Yilmazer C., YILMAZ İ., Bolat F.

ORL-JOURNAL FOR OTO-RHINO-LARYNGOLOGY AND ITS RELATED SPECIALTIES, vol.67, no.4, pp.196-198, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Nasoalveolar cysts, also known as nasolabial cysts or Klestadt's cysts, are rare, nonodontogenic, soft-tissue lesions that arise during development of the maxilla. They occur lateral to the midline in the region of the maxillary lip and alar base. In this case report clinical features and treatment options of three patients with nasoalveolar cysts are discussed. Copyright (C) 2005 S. Karger AG, Basel.