Document Type : Primary Research paper
Professor, Oral medicine and Maxillofacial Radiology, Ragas Dental college and Hospital, Uthandi ,Chennai
Professor,Department of Oral medicine and Radiology, Rajah Muthaiah Dental college and Hospital, Chithambaram.
Professor, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Bharat Institute of Higher Education (BIHER),Chennai.
Post Graduate student, Oral medicine and Maxillofacial Radiology, Ragas Dental college and Hospital, Uthandi ,Chennai
Benign lesions of the jaws are quite uncommon (17%) of which odontogenic keratocyst holds the most uniqueness due to its specific clinical characteristics, histological features and aggressive biological behaviour. Presenting the readers with a distinctive case report of a rare case of odontogenic keratocyst-collateral type, which initially appeared to be a lateral periodontal cyst. Furthermore profound radiological examinations lead to a diagnosis of collateral odontogenic keratocyst.