Histopathologic comparison of normal and hyperplastic condyles.

  title={Histopathologic comparison of normal and hyperplastic condyles.},
  author={Behnam Eslami and Hossein Behnia and Haleh Javadi and Kazem Savojbolaghchi Khiabani and Arash Shoja Saffar},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  volume={96 6},
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare normal and hyperplastic mandibular condyles using two different histopathologic staining techniques. STUDY DESIGN Nine cases of condylar hyperplasia and 13 normal cases were studied after hematoxylin and eosin and silver staining. RESULTS There was a significant difference between the two groups in the thickness of the hyperplastic cartilage layer of condylar soft tissue (P = 0.017). Also, the number of argyrophilic nucleolar organizer regions… CONTINUE READING


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