Content and distribution of glycogen in oral epithelial dysplasia.

  title={Content and distribution of glycogen in oral epithelial dysplasia.},
  author={G{\"o}ran Isacsson and Mervyn Shear},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of dental research},
  volume={89 1},
Forty-four oral lesions with epithelial dysplasia and 25 other benign and malignant lesions of the oral mucosa were examined after staining with hematoxylin-eosin and diastase controlled PAS. The intensity of the PAS-positivity for glycogen, the grade of dysplasia, the type of keratinization and the degree of subepithelial inflammation were recorded. Histologically normal epithelium at the margins of the lesions were used as controls. The presence and amount of glycogen in normal epithelium at… CONTINUE READING