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Sule AA

Department of Pathology, Bayero University Kano, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria


  • Original Article   
    Pattern of Fibro-osseous Lesions of Jaws in Port Harcourt in South-South Nigeria
    Author(s): Iyogun CA*, Dirisu N, Omitola OG and Sule AA

    Background: Fibro-osseous lesions comprise a group of disorders characterized histologically by replacement of normal bone by cellular fibrous tissue within which varying amount of predominantly woven bone and acellular islands of mineralized tissue develops. These lesions commonly affect the jaw and craniofacial bones. Identification of the specific entity is crucial due to treatment variations. This study aimed to describe the spectrum, age, sex and morphological pattern of fibro-osseous lesions in Port Harcourt, as well as compare the findings with previous studies done in Nigeria and other parts of the world. Materials and Methods: This was a 7 year retrospective study from 2nd January, 2008 to 31st December, 2014 of all fibro-osseous lesions recorded in the oral pathology/pathology registers of the University of Port .. Read More»

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