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Epidermoid Cyst of the Buccal Mucosa: An Uncommon Entity. Case report and literature review
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  • nouha dammak,
  • abdellatif chokri,
  • afef slim,
  • Ahlem Bellalah,
  • Adel Bouguezzi,
  • sameh sioud,
  • hajer hentati,
  • jamil selmi
nouha dammak
University of Monastir Faculty of Dental Medicine of Monastir
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abdellatif chokri
University of Monastir Faculty of Dental Medicine of Monastir
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afef slim
University of Monastir Faculty of Dental Medicine of Monastir
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Ahlem Bellalah
Fattouma Bourguiba University Hospital of Monastir
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Adel Bouguezzi
University of Monastir Faculty of Dental Medicine of Monastir
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sameh sioud
University of Monastir Faculty of Dental Medicine of Monastir
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hajer hentati
University of Monastir Faculty of Dental Medicine of Monastir
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jamil selmi
University of Monastir Faculty of Dental Medicine of Monastir
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Abstract

Epidermoid, dermoid and teratoid cysts are nonodontogenic benign lesions derived from the germinative epithelium, appearing any where of the body. In the oral cavity, these are uncommon and account for less than 0.01% of all the oral cysts. These cysts often remain asymptomatic for years however can become acutely symptomatic.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

24 May 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
31 May 2021Assigned to Editor
31 May 2021Submission Checks Completed
07 Jun 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned