Tumours and tumour-like lesions of the lower face at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Ghana – an eight year study

@article{Parkins2007TumoursAT,
  title={Tumours and tumour-like lesions of the lower face at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Ghana – an eight year study},
  author={Grace EA Parkins and George Enyimah Armah and Patrick Ampofo},
  journal={World Journal of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={5},
  pages={48 - 48}
}
BACKGROUND The oro-facial region including the jawbones, the maxilla and mandible and related tissues can be the site of a multitude of neoplastic conditions. These tumours have a predilection for the entire facial region; however, odontogenic tumours tend to affect the mandible more than the maxilla, especially, in West African children. We report results from a retrospective study spanning eight years on the frequency, clinical presentation, sites and character of lower face tumours seen in… CONTINUE READING

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