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Preoperative decompression in treatment of large cystic lesions of the jaws

Hristo Daskalov, Petko Petrov, Tsvetan Tonchev


The cysts of the jaws are a common pathological process in the human organism.

The aim of this study is to discuss the perspective effect of the treatment of large mandibular cysts, in which we have applied decompression as the first stage of their operative treatment.

MATERIALS AND METHODS: Subjects of the study are 11 patients with large cystic lesions of the mandible. We used the decompression method as the first stage of their operative treatment.

RESULTS: The effect of the decompression was monitored radiologically. Changes in the size of the lesion and the bone density were noticed.


jaw cysts, treatment, decompression, bone density

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About The Authors

Hristo Daskalov
Medical University - Plovdiv

Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Medicine

Petko Petrov
Medical University - Plovdiv

Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Medicine

Tsvetan Tonchev
Medical University of Varna

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Special Imaging Diagnostics

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