Expression of midkine in ameloblastomas and its correlation with clinicopathologic parameters.

@article{Scheper2012ExpressionOM,
  title={Expression of midkine in ameloblastomas and its correlation with clinicopathologic parameters.},
  author={Mark A. Scheper and Eliza Carla Barroso Duarte and Chaidan Intapa and Ming Zhang and Lenin M Nascimento and Thauanne P Almeida and Ana Coelho Gomes and Sharon Song and Risa Chaisuparat and Aline Carvalho Batista and Bruno Correia Jham},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={114 4},
  pages={497-502}
}
OBJECTIVE Midkine (MK) is a heparin-binding growth factor that is overexpressed in various human cancers. The aim of this study was to investigate the expression of MK in ameloblastomas and correlate the results with clinicopathologic parameters. STUDY DESIGN Cases of ameloblastoma seen between 1999 and 2010 were identified. Clinical information was collected regarding age, gender, race, and location of tumor. Cases were classified as solid/multicystic, unicystic, and peripheral. The… CONTINUE READING
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