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Treatment of odontogenic keratocyst extending into the mandibular ramus is:

 # Treatment of odontogenic keratocyst extending into the mandibular ramus is:
A. Enucleation without curettage
B. Marsupialization without curettage
C. Enucleation with peripheral osteotomy
D. Enbloc dissection



The correct answer is C. Enucleation with peripheral osteotomy.

Enucleation with curettage: Enucleation with curettage means that after enucleation, a curette or bur is used to remove 1 or 2 mm of bone around the entire periphery of the cystic cavity. This is done to remove any remaining epithelial cells that may be present in the periphery of the cystic wall or bony cavity.

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