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International Journal of Oral Health Dentistry

Stafne bone cyst: A case report with review of literature

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Author Details: Amarinder Kaur, Sanjeev Jindal, Naureen Dhillon, Rupinder Kaur

Volume : 1

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2395-499X

Print ISSN : 2395-4914

Article First Page : 149

Article End Page : 150


Stafne bone cyst also known as lingual mandibular bone defect of the mandible is believed to be caused by mandible developing around the lobe of the submandibular salivary gland during embryonic life. Stafne bone cyst is generally encountered incidentally on routine plain radiograph. A dental practitioner should be familiar with stafne bone cyst to avoid misdiagnosis. We report a case of stafne bone cyst with review of literature.

Key Words: Stafne Bone Cyst