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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the course of healing, the frequency of recurrence, and the changes in the epithelium of keratocysts after decompression treatment. STUDY DESIGN The treatment of 23 keratocysts, which had been divided into two groups (12 and 11 patients, respectively), was carried out in two phases: (1) insertion of a(More)
Recurrence was found in eight cases (18%) in a group of 44 patients (22 male) with odontogenic keratocysts treated at the Department of Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine, Odense University Hospital, from 1971 to 1983. All these recurrences were found in cysts with parakeratotic, thin, bandlike epithelium with palisade-like basal cells (Forssell group la). In(More)
Postmortem red coloration of teeth (pink teeth) was found in 26 of 119 consecutive autopsy or forensic dental identification cases during 1973-1984. The present study confirms that red coloration of teeth may occur some time after death under conditions that promote putrefaction and adipocere formation. The red coloration is due to hemolysis after exudation(More)
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