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A Thirteen-year Retrospective Analysis of 179 Odontogenic Tumours in a Nigerian Tertiary Healthcare Facility

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.375
Pages: 
233-7
Synopsis: 
Odontogenic tumours are derived from epithelial and mesenchymal elements that are part of the tooth-forming apparatus. A retrospective study of patients with a histopathologic diagnosis of orofacial tumours was conducted. Odontogenic tumours constituted 179 (15.3%) cases out of a total of 1170 orofacial tumours.

ABSTRACT

Background: Tumours of odontogenic origin (OTs) resulting from epithelial and mesenchymal elements that are part of the tooth-forming apparatus must be considered as a differential diagnosis when analysing jaw lesions. They may be cystic, myxomatous or sometimes have a mixture of cystic and solid areas.

Accepted: 
10 Sep, 2015
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e-Published: 15 Feb, 2016

Profile of a Malignant Brain Tumour in Jamaica: An Eight-year Review, 2005 to 2012

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.094
Pages: 
372–5
Synopsis: 
Glioblastoma multiforme is the most malignant and the most common primary brain tumour worldwide. This initial study was undertaken in order to investigate the demographics of this very malignant tumour in our population using data from the recently started Intracranial Tumour Registry at the University Hospital of the West Indies.

ABSTRACT

Objective: Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most malignant and most common primary brain tumour worldwide. This study was undertaken to investigate the demographics of this tumour in Jamaica as there is to date no such published data. Data from the recently started Intracranial Tumour Registry (ITR) at the University Hospital of the West Indies was used.

Accepted: 
23 Apr, 2014
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e-Published: 22 May, 2015
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