A Study to Assess Prevalence of Cysts and Tumours in the Oral Cavity: A Retrospective Study

2020 Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development  
Geographic differences are seen in prevalence and pattern oforofacial cysts and tumors. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of cysts and tumors in the oral cavity. Material and Method: The present study was conducted to assess the prevalence of Odontogenic cysts and tumors diagnosed histopathologically in 260 patients over the period of 6 months. Data regarding age, gender, location, size, histopathological evaluation and treatment done were gathered from the clinical
more » ... ds. Data was analyzed using the SPSS -20 (Chicago, IL-USA). The level of significance was set at P < 0.05. Results: In the present study 53.46% were male and 46.53% were females. The gender distribution showed a slight male predilection in Odontogenic Cysts, while the Odontogenic Tumors showed female predilection. Dentigerous cysts were most commonly occurring cysts than the other odontogenic cysts and shows male predilection. Ameloblastoma was most commonly occurring tumor than the other odontogenic tumors and shows female predilection. Conclusion: Our study concluded that odontogenic cysts were more prevalent than odontogenic tumors and the gender distribution in odontogenic cysts showed a slight male predilection, while the Odontogenic Tumors showed female predilection.
doi:10.37506/ijphrd.v11i3.841 fatcat:5ikpllwzr5eezkyc5xnoxwdvwi