Odontogenic tumors: a study of 340 cases in a Brazilian population.

  title={Odontogenic tumors: a study of 340 cases in a Brazilian population.},
  author={Anac{\'e}lia Mendes Fernandes and Eliza Carla Barroso Duarte and Fl{\'a}vio Juliano Garcia Santos Pimenta and Leandro Napier Souza and Vagner Rodrigues Santos and Ricardo Alves Mesquita and Maria C{\'a}ssia Ferreira de Aguiar},
  journal={Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology},
  volume={34 10},
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determinate the relative frequency of odontogenic tumors (OTs) in a Brazilian population and to compare this data with previous reports. METHODS We reviewed the achieves of 19 123 specimens from oral pathology laboratory of Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, from 1954 to 2004. Using the criteria of histologic typification published by the World Health Organization in 1992, we classified the OTs. RESULTS A total of 340 OTs were found. The frequency… CONTINUE READING
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