Suprabasal expression of Ki-67 as a marker for the severity of oral epithelial dysplasia and oral squamous cell carcinoma

@inproceedings{Dwivedi2013SuprabasalEO,
  title={Suprabasal expression of Ki-67 as a marker for the severity of oral epithelial dysplasia and oral squamous cell carcinoma},
  author={Nidhi Dwivedi and Shaleen Chandra and Bina Kashyap and Vineet Raj and Akhil Agarwal},
  booktitle={Contemporary clinical dentistry},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Transition of the normal oral epithelium to dysplasia and to malignancy is featured by increased cell proliferation. To evaluate the hypothesis of distributional disturbances in proliferating and stem cells in oral epithelial dysplasia and oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). AIM To evaluate layer wise expression of Ki-67 in oral epithelial dysplasia and in OSCC. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty histologically confirmed cases of oral epithelial dysplasia, fifteen cases of OSCC and… CONTINUE READING

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