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Revista de Cirurgia e Traumatologia Buco-maxilo-facial

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PONTES, Caetano Guilherme Carvalho et al. Epidemiology of odontogenic cysts and tumors treated under general anesthesia in a philanthropic hospital in Salvador: Bahia. Rev. cir. traumatol. buco-maxilo-fac. [online]. 2012, vol.12, n.1, pp. 93-100. ISSN 1808-5210.

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to analyze the relative frequency of the various histologic types of odontogenic cysts and tumors. Methodology: A retrospective study was conducted based on the medical records of patients undergoing treatment at Hospital Santo Antônio - obras Sociais Irmã Dulce, Salvador-BA, Brazil, under general anesthesia during the period 2004-2010. Age, gender, histological type, anatomic site, treatment performed and recurrence were evaluated. Results: The study comprised 58 patients (34 females and 24 males). Ameloblastoma (43%) was the most common histological type, followed by the keratocystic odontogenic tumor (26%), odontogenic myxoma (10%) and odontoma (9%). Among the cysts, the paradental cyst showed the highest percentage (60%). The mean age was 28.1 years. The main anatomical location was the posterior region of the mandible.

Palavras-chave : odontogenic cysts; odontogenic tumors; epidemiology.

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