Saliha . Chbicheb

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INTRODUCTION Hemodialyzed patients often present with a deficient dental state. The objective of this study was to assess the oral state and dental hygiene of chronically hemodialyzed patients. METHODS Forty-two chronically hemodialyzed patients were followed at the dental consultation and treatment centre. Clinical and radiographic data was assessed(More)
INTRODUCTION Odontogenic myxoma is a rare benign tumor that arises from the mesenchymal portion of the tooth germ. It has a va-riable non-specific clinical and radiological appearance, and may be confused with other lesions such as ameloblastoma. CASE REPORT We describe the case of a young, African male patient with a large odontogenic myxoma of the(More)
INTRODUCTION The botryoid odontogenic cyst (BOC) is a developmental cyst of odontogenic epithelial origin considered as a rare multilocular variety of lateral periodontal cyst (WHO 1992). This cystic lesion site is in the periodontal space of vital teeth. OBSERVATION A 21-year-old woman consulted for a swelling of the anterior maxillary region. The(More)
INTRODUCTION Odontomas are considered as benign tumors of odontogenic tissue origin and are more over non-aggressive. They can also be categorized as hamartomas and are a result of developmental malformation of odontogenic tissues. As the name suggests, they are composed of mature tooth substances. They possess limited and slow growth potential and are well(More)
We report a case of Burkitt lymphoma of the jaws in an immunocompetent adolescent, revealed by intraoral swelling. An orthopantomogram showed multiple osteolytic lesions. Biopsy revealed Burkitt lymphoma. The disease was treated with chemotherapy. Complete remission was attained 15 months after the end of treatment. Burkitt lymphomas accounts for 30-40% of(More)
First described by Philipsen in 1956, the odontogenic keratocyst is characterized by a large squamous keratinization of its border, an aggressive growth and a high recurrent rate. It is now designated by the World Health Organization as a keratocystic odontogenic tumour (KOT). Clinically, the KOT is manifested by an asymptomatic growth. Radiographically, it(More)
So many causes can lead to fistulas which can involve the nasal and antral cavities or even both. They may result from various entities such as pathological ones or secondary to removal of tumors or maxillary cysts. However, the main cause of oroantral fistula is the extraction of a maxillary molar or premolar. This is due to the close relationship between(More)