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PAFMJ. 2017; 67(1): 102-106


PATTERN AND PRESENTATION OF ODONTOGENIC JAW CYSTS: A CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Muhammad Usman Ali Awan, Adnan Babar, Muhammad Wasim Ibrahim.

Abstract
Objective: To determine the pattern and presentations of odontogenic jaw cysts in patients reporting at the Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry.
Study Design: Descriptive study.
Place and Duration of Study: Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry, from Jan to Dec 2007.
Material and Methods: Hundred patients including 70 males and 30 females with the age range 5-65 years were included in the study. History, clinical examination, radiographic examination and histopathologic examination of lesion were carried out for each patient. A proforma was filled for each patient for all relevant information, presentation and pattern. Diagnosis was confirmed by histopathology. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 10.
Results: Out of total 100 patients, 58% were diagnosed with radicular cysts, 25% with dentigerous cysts, 15% with odontogenic keratocyst, 1% patient with calcifying epithelial odontogenic cyst and 1% patient was diagnosed with eruption cyst.
Conclusion: The study demonstrates that radicular cyst was the most common odontogenic cysts followed by dentigerous and odontogenic keratocysts respectively in our study sample.

Key words: Dentigerous cysts, Odontogenic cysts, Odontogenic keratocysts, Radicular cysts.



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