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Treatment of the odontogenic keratocyst by combined enucleation and cryosurgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6210260     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The treatment of an odontogenic keratocyst of the mandible with a combination of enucleation and cryosurgery has been presented with a 5-year follow-up without recurrence. This case is presented to stimulate interest in the technique and to add a useful option to enucleation alone and enucleation with chemical cauterization. As more cases with long-term follow-up are documented, it is hoped that cryosurgery as an adjunct to enucleation will prove to be a conservative and reliable method of lowering the recurrence rate associated with this lesion.
Authors:
D J Webb; J Brockbank
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of oral surgery     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0300-9785     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Oral Surg     Publication Date:  1984 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-02-07     Completed Date:  1985-02-07     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0334641     Medline TA:  Int J Oral Surg     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  506-10     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cryosurgery*
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Keratins / metabolism*
Mandible / surgery
Mandibular Diseases / pathology,  surgery*
Middle Aged
Odontogenic Cysts / pathology,  surgery*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
68238-35-7/Keratins

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