chapter  18
Cysts and Cyst-like Lesions of the Oral Cavity, Jaws, and Neck
BySteven D. Budnick, Leon Barnes
Pages 38

Cysts of the head and neck may occur in soft tissue or bone (Table 1). Many of these lesions are unique to the head and neck because of the specialized anatomy as well as the presence of the odontogenic apparatus. Because many of these cysts have overlapping histologic features, clinical/radiographic correlation is frequently necessary to accurately classify these lesions (Table 1) (Fig. 1).