Odontogenic tumours in Istanbul: 527 cases

Olgac V., Koseoglu B., Aksakalli N.

BRITISH JOURNAL OF ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.44, no.5, pp.386-388, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


We retrieved and analysed the records of 527 odontogenic tumours from a total of 62,565 cases in the department of tumour pathology in the Institute of Oncology, University of Istanbul, from 1971 to 2003. Of these 527 tumours, 521 were benign and 6 were malignant. The most common lesions were ameloblastomas (n = 133) followed by odontomas (n = 109), odontogenic myxomas (n = 83) and others.