Umar Khitab

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Variety of verrucous and papillary lesions affect the oral mucosa. These are either benign or reactive, for example, papilloma, verruca vulgaris, fibroepithelial polyp and verruciform xanthoma, which usually present with little diagnostic difficulty. However, dysplastic and malignant verrucous present with much greater diagnostic challenges. There is(More)
This descriptive study was carried out, at Khyber College of Dentistry, Peshawar from Sept 2005 to Jan 2007, on 40 patients having histopathologically confirmed odontogenic keratocysts.. Maximum patients (62.5%) presented in the 2nd and 3rd decades. 21 were male while 19 were female. Seventy five percent cases occurred in the mandible, with the posterior(More)
The work was undertaken to study the clinical features of trigeminal neuralgia (TN) in 242 patients reported to oral and maxillofacial surgery unit, Khyber College of Dentistry, Peshawar and at private clinic of the Principal author at Mardan for a period of four and a half years, i.e., from January 2001 to June 2005. There were more males than females,(More)
This prospective study was undertaken to analyze the postoperative outcome in 80 mandibular fracture patients treated by open reduction and internal fixation at Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit, Khyber College of Dentistry, Peshawar from Jan 2006 to June 2007. Data regarding the pattern of fracture and postoperative outcome was evaluated and reviewed.(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to compare sealing capabilities of different filling materials when used as retrograde filling materials following apiceotomy (to check their sealing abilities as retro filling). In this study apical seal obtained following reverse retrograde root filling with amalgam, was compared with those obtained with,(More)
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