Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 2

Evaluation of P53 in the Expression of Odontogenic Keratocysts

M Bousserouit1* and S Chbicheb2

1Resident, Department of Oral Surgery, Dental Center of Treatment and Diagnosis (Ibn Sina Hospital), Rabat, Morocco
2Professor of Oral Surgery, Department of Oral Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry of Rabat, Mohamed V University, Morocco

*Corresponding Author: M Bousserouit, Resident, Department of Oral Surgery, Dental Center of Treatment and Diagnosis (Ibn Sina Hospital), Rabat, Morocco.

Received: June 15, 2020; Published: January 28, 2021



The odontogenic keratocyst also called epidermoid cyst, was first described by Philipsen in 1956; it develops at the expense of remnants of the odontogenic epithelium included in the maxillae. It is characterized by a large keratinization of its squamous border, aggressive growth and a strong propensity for recidivism. After the root cyst and the follicular cyst, the odontogenic keratocyst is the most common cyst of the maxillae.



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Citation: M Bousserouit and S Chbicheb. “Evaluation of P53 in the Expression of Odontogenic Keratocysts”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 5.2 (2021): 105-111.


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