Soft-Tissue Cysts: Definition, Origin, Example of some soft tissue cysts

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Soft-Tissue Cysts: Definition, Origin, Example of some soft tissue cysts

Definition of cysts : Cysts are epithelium-lined pathological cavities, usually filled with fluid, semi-solid material, or cellular debris.

Definition of Soft-tissue cysts: Soft-tissue cysts are a histogenetically heterogeneous group, characterized by the location on the soft tissues. Clinically, they present as a soft or fluctuant swelling.

Origin: The cysts that are included in this group may be-

  • developmental,
  • odontogenic, and
  • traumatic.

Example of some Soft-tissue cysts :

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