Shirin Fattahi

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AIM The aim of present study was the assessment of association of helicobacter pylori of dental plaque and stomach in a more homogenous population and also to determine the diagnostic value of dental plaque for gastric infection. MATERIALS AND METHODS Based on the results of Rapid urease test (RUT) on specimens from gastric antrum, 88 patients with(More)
Dentigerous cysts are the second most common odontogenic cysts after radicular cysts and are most commonly seen in association with third molars and maxillary canines. Only 5% of dentigerous cysts involve supernumerary teeth, of which mesiodens is the most frequent type. This paper presents a case of dentigerous cyst associated with a mesiodens that caused(More)
Background and aims. A correct diagnosis is the most important step in the treatment of oral lesions and each oral lesion has specific clinical features that provide clinical diagnosis; however, some of these features are common among different lesions. In these situations, biopsy and histopathological examination are indicated. The aim of this study was to(More)
Odontogenic keratocyst is now designated by the World Health Organization as a keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT). According to recent reports Wnt pathway and ß-catenin are involved in the pathogenesis of the majority of odontogenic and neoplastic lesions. The aim of this study was to evaluate the expression of ß-catenin in KCOT and compare it with those(More)
Background and aims. Head and neck tumors are the most common complaints of people referring to different medical sections, especially in children. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of these tumors in children less than 12 years of age to provide a better perspective for future studies. Materials and methods. All the files in Department(More)
Lichen planus (LP) is a common disease of the skin and/or mucous membranes which usually affects the oral mucosa. The oral LP could appear in two forms: erosive and non-erosive OLP. Furthermore the immune cells infiltration is observed in the intermediate epithelium and connective tissue of LP patients. The aim of this study was to compare the frequency of(More)
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