Recurrence rate of keratocystic odontogenic tumor after conservative surgical treatment without adjunctive therapies - A 35-year single institution experience.

@article{Zecha2010RecurrenceRO,
  title={Recurrence rate of keratocystic odontogenic tumor after conservative surgical treatment without adjunctive therapies - A 35-year single institution experience.},
  author={Judith A. E. M. Zecha and Rui Amaral Mendes and Victor B Lindeboom and Isa{\"a}c van der Waal},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={46 10},
  pages={740-2}
}
The recurrence rate in conservative surgical treatment, without adjunctive treatment, of the keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT) has been studied. A total number of 68 patients, previously untreated and fulfilling the histopathological criteria provided by the 2005 WHO classification, has been retrospectively reviewed. The study period lasted from 1975 to 2009. Treatment consisted of enucleation (n=58) or marsupialization (n=10). The mean follow-up period was 65 months. No involved or… CONTINUE READING

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