Oral pyogenic granuloma (excluding pregnancy tumour): a clinical analysis of 304 cases

Zain, R.B. and Khoo, S.P. and Yeo, J.F. (1995) Oral pyogenic granuloma (excluding pregnancy tumour): a clinical analysis of 304 cases. Singapore Dental Journal, 20 (1). pp. 8-10. ISSN 0377-5291,


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A clinical analysis of 304 cases of pyogenic granuloma (excluding pregnancy tumour) were obtained from the clinical evaluations submitted by clinicians while sending specimens for biopsy. The average age of the patients with pyogenic granuloma was 28.9 years with a peak age incidence in the second decade. More female patients were affected and the lesions present mainly in the Chinese. The majority of the lesions were ulcerated and pedunculated. The lesions had a mean diameter of 10.8 mm with a mean lesion duration of 6.0 months. The gingiva was the prevalent site for these lesions with a greater number being located in the maxilla. The recurrence rate was found to be 14.1.

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Additional Information: Cited By (since 1996): 12 Export Date: 7 December 2011 Source: Scopus
Uncontrolled Keywords: Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Oscc, Lichenoid Lesions, Lichen Planus, Oral Cancer, Oral Tumours, Pemphigus, Traumatic Eosinophilic Granuloma, Aphthous Ulcers, Oral Mucosal Lesions, Betel Chewers Mucosa, Betel Quid Related Lesions, Betel Quid, Areca Quid, Tobacco Quid, Oral Cancer Screening, Training And Calibration, Early Detection, Oral Cancer Awareness, Biobanking, Tissue Bank, Databank, Oral Cancer, Tissue Bank, Research Credibility, Research Ethics
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry > Oral surgery
Divisions: Faculty of Dentistry > Dept of Oral Pathology & Oral Medicine & Periodontology
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Rosnah Mohd Zain
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2012 02:28
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2014 00:32
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/2594

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