Hanan Mohamed Shokier

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OBJECTIVE Although most of odontogenic tumors are benign, some of them will show locally destructive behavior, as keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT) is now known as a benign but aggressive odontogenic neoplasm. The neoplastic characteristics in KCOT have been suggested from clinical as well as pathologic aspects. Matrix metalloproteinase-2 (MMP-2) is a(More)
Mandibular fractures have a high incidence among facial bone fractures that necessitated prompt treatment. The use of autogenous graft as a fixation device for mandibular fracture may have an important role in bone healing with accepted biological effect, and normal bone growth especially in pediatric patients. Moreover it avoids the side effect of both(More)
PURPOSE A restricted mouth opening (MO) is predominantly a complication of maxillofacial trauma in pediatric patients and develops in 4 to 26.2% of cases. The purpose of the present study was to quantitatively investigate the influence of patient demographic data, fracture characteristics, and regular vigorous physiotherapy, with either voluntary or(More)
Aim: The aim of this study was to assess bone healing in large bony defect after enucleation of large jaw cyst without using graft material. Materials and Methods: Twenty patients with large jaw cysts (average size: 6x3 cm) were treated by enucleation. Postoperative clinical examination and digital Orthopan tomogram were performed for all cases at one day,(More)
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