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Bilateral nasolabial cyst: a rare case
  1. Jayaprasad Anekar1,
  2. Krishna Santhosh Kumar2,
  3. Raj Achikanam Chirakara3,
  4. Jayalakshmi Baipadavu4
  1. 1Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, KVG Dental College and Hospital, Sullia DK, Karnataka, India
  2. 2Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Amrita School of Dentistry, Kochi, Kerala, India
  3. 3Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Mahe, Puducherry, India
  4. 4Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, KVG Dental College and Hospital, Sullia, Karnataka, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Krishna Santhosh Kumar, krishna.santhosh32{at}


Nasolabial cysts are rare non-odontogenic cysts characterised by their extraosseous appearance and are always located near to ala nasi. They are painless and located beneath the mucosa leading to soft tissue swelling and elevation of nasal ala. Bilateral nasolabial cyst is a rare occurrence. This case report describes the clinical diagnostic features and multimodal imaging appearance of nasolabial cyst with review of literature.

  • dentistry and oral medicine
  • mouth
  • radiology

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  • Contributors Conception or design of the work: JA, KSK. Data collection: KSK, JB. Data analysis and interpretation: JA, RAC. Drafting the article: KSK, JA. Critical revision of the article: JA, RAC, KSK, JB. Final approval of the version to be published: JA, RAC, KSK, JB.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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