Radiolucency between maxillary central incisors

# A radiolucency seen between the maxillary central incisors is most commonly due to:
A. Periapical cyst
B. Nasopalatine cyst
C. Globulomaxillary cyst
D. Nasoalveolar cyst

The correct answer is B. Nasopalatine cyst

Nasopalatine cyst (Incisive canal cyst) - Most common fissural cyst, usually asymptomatic, may complain of tender swelling of palate. Radiographic characteristics- well demarcated round, oval or heart shaped radiolucency between and above maxillary central incisors; rarely just lateral to the midline; lesion crosses midline, teeth are vital. 

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