Traumatic bone cyst

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SpecialtyTraumatic bone cyst_header_cell_0_1_0 Simple bone cystTraumatic bone cyst_cell_0_1_1

Traumatic bone cyst, also called a simple bone cyst, is a condition of the jaws. Traumatic bone cyst_sentence_0

It is more likely to affect men and is more likely to occur in people in their first and second decades. Traumatic bone cyst_sentence_1

There is no known cause though it is sometimes related to trauma. Traumatic bone cyst_sentence_2

It appears on radiographs as a well-circumscribed radiolucency (dark area), and it commonly scallops between the roots of teeth. Traumatic bone cyst_sentence_3

When the lesion is surgically opened, an empty cavity is found. Traumatic bone cyst_sentence_4

One study showed female predominance. Traumatic bone cyst_sentence_5

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