World J Surg Surg Res | Volume 4, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Bilateral Nasolabial Cyst: A Case Report

Marzia Petrocelli1, Federica Ruggiero1,2*, Enrico Constabile1, Sebastiano Cutrupi3, Liliana Grazia Francesca Feraboli4, Viscardo Paolo Fabbri5, Maria Pia Foschini5 and Luigi Angelo Vaira6

1Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Bellaria-Maggiore Hospital, Italy
2DIBINEM, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy
3Department of Dentistry, Bellaria Hospital, Italy
4Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital of Parma-Bologna, Italy
5Department of Pathological Anatomy, Bellaria Hospital of Bologna, Italy
6Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Sassari University Hospital, Italy

*Correspondance to: Federica Ruggiero 

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Abstract

Introduction: Bilateral Nasolabial Cyst (NLC) is a very rare occurrence and only 38 cases are
described in the Literature.
Case Report: A 26 years old woman presented with swelling on the left nasolabial fold.
Orthopantomography (OPG) did not detect bone lesions while CT scan revealed the presence of an
extra-bone growth cyst compatible with an NLC. This examination also revealed the simultaneous
presence of a right NLC that had not yet manifested clinically. The patient underwent surgical
enucleation of the two cysts. The histological examination confirmed the diagnosis of LNC.
Conclusion: In the diagnostic suspicion of NLC it is always essential to go beyond the usual clinical
examination and OPG, and always rely on a second level exam like CT scan. This more specific exam
allows the physicians to understand the anatomy of the lesion excluding the simultaneous presence
of still asymptomatic contralateral lesions.

Keywords:

Nasolabial cyst; Bilateral nasolabial cyst; Lacrimal duct cyst; Maxillary cyst; Non-Odontogenic cyst

Citation:

Petrocelli M, Ruggiero F, Constabile E, Cutrupi S, Feraboli LGF, Fabbri VP, et al. Bilateral Nasolabial Cyst: A Case Report. World J Surg Surgical Res. 2021; 4: 1318..

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