p63 expression in odontogenic cysts

Lorenzo Lo Muzio, A. Santarelli, R. Caltabiano, C. Rubini, T. Pieramici, A. Fior, L. Trevisiol, F. Carinci, R. Leonardi, P. Bufo, S. Lanzafame, A. Piattelli

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A total of 123 cases of odontogenic cysts, distributed as follows: 30 follicular (FC), 35 radicular (RC), 53 keratocysts, 1 glandular odontogenic and 4 calcifying odontogenic cysts, were analysed by immunohistochemistry for expression of p63, a component of p53 protein family. In RCs p63 positivity was not only in basal and parabasal layers but also in the intermediate layer and about 1/3 of cases displayed a percentage of stained cells comprised between 0 and 5% and

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)668-673
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2005


  • Follicular cysts
  • Odontogenic keratocysts
  • Proliferative

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Surgery


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