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Tropical Dental Journal - N° 185 - March 2024

N° 185


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Senegalphoto_auteurDemographic, clinical, and histopathological aspects of benign maxillomandibular cysts and tumors: about 64 cases collected at the Odontostomatology department of the Idrissa Pouye General Hospital in Dakar

B.C. Gassama, M. Diatta, M. Kane, A. Ba, K. Seck, M. Diop, B. Tamba, T.S. Dia - Senegal
Published in French in Tropical Dental Journal N° 185 - Volume 47 - Mars 2024 - 21-27   Article Open access  


Abstract

Introduction: Benign maxillomandibular tumours and cysts are polymorphous lesions. The aim of this study was to determine the demographic, clinical and histopathological aspects of benign maxillo-mandibular cysts and tumours.
Material and method: This was a retrospective descriptive study of benign maxillomandibular cysts and tumours treated in the Odontostomatology Department of the Idrissa Pouye General Hospital in Dakar (HOGIP). The study took place over a 2-year period from January 2017 to January 2019. The data collected were recorded for each patient file, on a data collection sheet. The quantitative and qualitative variables collected were demographic, clinical, and histopathological.
Results: The benign lesions identified were tumours (65.6%) and cystic lesions (31.25%). ...

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. Most low- and middle-income countries are unable to provide services to prevent and treat oral health conditions..
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