Stromal differences in odontogenic cysts of a common histopathogenesis but with different biological behavior: a study with picrosirius red and polarizing microscopy.


OBJECTIVES The present study was undertaken to detect and compare the pattern of collagen fibers in odontogenic cysts and also to find out if this methodology could be used to predict the aggressive nature of odontogenic cysts by comparing with the odontogenic tumors. MATERIALS AND METHODS The collagen in the wall of 11 odontogenic keratocysts, 14… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0019-509X.82897


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