Shahad Abbas Waheed

Department of Oral diagnosis, College of dentistry, Baghdad University, Baghdad, Iraq


  • Research Article   
    Maxillary soft tissue lesions (An analysis of 348 cases)
    Author(s): Shahad Abbas Waheed* and Taghreed F. Zaidan

    Background: oral cavity soft tissue lesions represent a wide range of entities with the majority of them being reactive in nature. This study aims to describe the clinicopathological features and prevalence of different soft tissue lesions that affect the upper jaw. Materials and methods: data for this study was collected from the histopathology files for patients with a diagnosis of soft tissue lesions affecting the maxilla from 2010 to 2020. Data were collected with respect to gender, age, origin, and site. Result: 348 cases were identified. 260 cases were non neoplastic, of which reactive conditions were the most common disease subcategory 216 (83%) and pyogenic granuloma (110, 42.3%) followed by peripheral giant cell granuloma (45, 17.3%) were the most common diagnose. 88 cases were neoplasms, most cases were malig.. Read More»

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