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Mayumi Kamaguchi, Hiroaki Iwata, Hideyuki Ujiie, Ken Natsuga, Wataru Nishie, Yoshimasa Kitagawa, Hiroshi Shimizu
The basement membrane zone (BMZ) consists of multiple components, including collagen XVII (COL17), which is the target of bullous pemphigoid (BP). No research has addressed the differences in BMZ components between the skin and the oral mucosa; therefore, we investigated the BMZ proteins, with a focus on COL17. The mRNA and protein expression levels of COL17 were significantly higher in oral keratinocytes (OKCs) than in skin keratinocytes (SKCs). Hemidesmosomal COL17 expression was markedly higher in OKCs than in SKCs, and its level was associated with adhesion strength...
March 9, 2018: Journal of Investigative Dermatology
Jéssica Araújo Figueira, Fábio Roberto de Souza Batista, Karina Rosso, Vanessa Cristina Veltrini, Angelo José Pavan
Gorlin-Goltz syndrome (GGS), also known as nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome, is an autosomal dominant inherited disorder with high penetrance and variable expressivity. The classic triad originally described by Gorlin and Goltz in 1960 is composed of multiple nevoid basal cell carcinomas (NBCCs), odontogenic keratocysts (OKCs) in the jaws and bifid ribs. in 1977, this triad was modified by Rayner et al, and to GGS diagnosis, the OKCs had to appear in combination with calcification of the cerebellar falx or palmar and plantar pits...
March 8, 2018: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
Tomasz Kaczmarzyk, Konrad Kisielowski, Rafał Koszowski, Magdalena Rynkiewicz, Ewa Gawełek, Karolina Babiuch, Anna Bednarczyk, Bogna Drozdzowska
OBJECTIVES: Odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) presents considerable variation in aggressiveness and propensity for recurrence, yet hitherto, no explicit clinicopathological features have been determined to clearly demonstrate the potential for relapse. This retrospective study aims to investigate the prognostic relevance of various clinicopathological features as well as immunoexpression of COX-2, bcl-2, PCNA, and p53 in sporadic OKC. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Among 41 patients with OKC treated by enucleation, the frequency of recurrence for various clinicopathological features as well as immunoexpression for COX-2, bcl-2, PCNA, and p53 was evaluated...
March 5, 2018: Clinical Oral Investigations
Annaji Araleri Gopalkrishna, B N Tejasree, M Manjunath, D P Ashwin
Odontogenic keratocyst(OKC)is a cyst oftooth origin with an aggressive behavior including a high recurrence rate, it has been rechristened to keratocystic odontogenic tumor(KCOT) as it be the reflects its neoplastic nature. We report a case of KCOT in association with an impacted supernumerary tooth along with Trigeminal Neuralgia, that subsided by itself after removal of the cyst.
January 2018: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: JOMFP
Mamata Kamat, Sampada Kanitkar, Uma Datar, Sanjay Byakodi
Orthokeratinized odontogenic cyst (OOC) is a relatively rare odontogenic cyst, distinct from odontogenic keratocyst (OKC). In the 4th edition of WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumors (2017), OOC has been included as a separate entity in the category of developmental odontogenic cysts. It presents as a unilocular radiolucent lesion in the posterior mandible and is frequently related to impacted teeth, thus mimicking dentigerous cyst. Due to low local aggressiveness and no association with nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome, it does not show tendency to recur...
January 2018: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: JOMFP
J-R Tenório, T Santana, S-I-M-L Queiroz, D-H-I-P de Oliveira, L-M-G Queiroz
BACKGROUND: Ameloblastoma (AMB), odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) and adenomatoid odontogenic tumor (AOT) are epithelial odontogenic lesions with diverse biologic profiles. Defects in regulation of apoptosis and cell cycle may be involved in the development and progression of those lesions, therefore we aimed to investigate the expression of Bcl-2, Bax and p53 to better understand the possible role of these proteins in AMBs, OKCs and AOTs. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The studied sample consisted of 20 AMBs, 20 OKCs and 20 AOTs...
February 24, 2018: Medicina Oral, Patología Oral y Cirugía Bucal
Taynara Asevedo Campos de Resende, Vanessa de Fátima Bernardes, Jéssica Carolina da Silva, Luiz Armando De Marco, Ricardo Santiago Gomez, Carolina Cavalieri Gomes, Marina Gonçalves Diniz
OBJECTIVES: The odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) is an aggressive odontogenic cyst that has a high recurrence rate. Apart from PTCH1 mutations, few molecular alterations are described in OKCs. Low expression of microRNAs (miRNAs) miR-15a and/or miR-16-1 in association with increased expression of their target, Bcl-2, have been previously found in OKC. In humans, MIR15A and MIR16-1 are clustered at chromosome position 13 q14, and loss of heterozygosity (LOH) at this locus occurs in different tumors...
January 31, 2018: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology
Puangwan Lapthanasupkul, Rachai Juengsomjit, Sopee Poomsawat, Tawepong Arayapisit
Polycomb group (PcG) proteins are repressive chromatin modifiers required for proliferation and development. PcG proteins form two large repressive complexes, namely, Polycomb Repressive Complex 1 and 2. These proteins have been shown to drive tumorigenesis by repressing cell-type specific sets of target genes. Using immunohistochemistry, we investigated the expression patterns of five human PcG proteins, including Bmi-1, Ring1b, Mel-18, Ezh2, and Suz12, in various cellular components of odontogenic keratocysts (OKCs), ameloblastomas and, pericoronal follicles (PFs)...
February 4, 2018: Acta Histochemica
Khamisah Awang Kechik, Chong Huat Siar
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) remains the most challenging jaw cyst to treat because of its locally-aggressive behaviour and high recurrence potential. Emerging evidence suggests that osteopontin, its receptors CD44v6 and integrin αv, and podoplanin, have a role in the local invasiveness of this cyst. However the spatial distribution characteristics of these pro-invasive markers in the lining epithelium of OKC, and their association with the clinicopathologic parameters of OKC are largely unexplored...
February 2018: Annals of Diagnostic Pathology
Sailendra Nath Biswas, R R Paul, Jay Gopal Ray, Sumit Majumdar, Divya Uppala
Context: The most common and important odontogenic cyst involving jaws is the odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) or primordial cyst, the dentigerous cyst and the radicular cyst. These cysts all though do not show similar behavior, they all have the potentiality to recur. Silver nitrate staining of the nucleolar organizer regions (AgNORs) of the benign and malignant lesions is becoming very useful as a diagnostic indicator. Thus, the aim of this study is to assess the diagnostic potential of AgNORs in the cystic epithelium of common odontogenic cysts...
September 2017: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: JOMFP
Vinay Kumar Dandena, Satish Yadava Thimmaiah, Mohammad Asif Kiresur, Prahlad Hunsigi, Swathi Roy, M Rashmi
Aim: This study aimed to demonstrate and evaluate the expression of stromal myofibroblasts (MFs) and epithelial cell proliferation using α-smooth muscle actin (α-SMA) and Ki67 markers, respectively, in odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) and orthokeratinized odontogenic cyst (OOC) to correlate their aggressive behavior. Materials and Methods: Twenty cases of OKC and twenty cases of OOC were stained with α-SMA and Ki67 markers for demonstration of stromal MFs and epithelial cell proliferation, respectively, and ten cases of well-differentiated squamous cell carcinoma were used as positive control...
September 2017: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: JOMFP
B K Akshatha, Karpagaselvi Karuppiah, G S Manjunath, Jayalakshmi Kumarswamy, Lokesh Papaiah, Jyothi Rao
Introduction: The three common odontogenic cysts include radicular cysts (RCs), dentigerous cysts (DCs), and odontogenic keratocysts (OKCs). Among these 3 cysts, OKC is recently been classified as benign keratocystic odontogenic tumor attributing to its aggressive behavior, recurrence rate, and malignant potential. The present study involved qualitative and quantitative analysis of inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) expression in epithelial lining of RCs, DCs, and OKCs, compare iNOS expression in epithelial linings of all the 3 cysts and determined overexpression of iNOS in OKCs which might contribute to its aggressive behavior and malignant potential...
September 2017: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: JOMFP
Yusuf Emes, Uğur Aga, Anil Cesur, Merva Soluk-Tekkesin, Büket Aybar, Canan Alatli
Odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) is a clinically aggressive developmental odontogenic cyst with a high recurrence rate as 62%. Oroantral communication (OAC) is a gateway through the maxillary sinus and the oral cavity, which, if not treated, will develop into oroantral fistula or chronical sinus diseases. Different methods for closure of OAC were described but only few of them have common usage. In recent years, the use of a pedicled buccal fat pad (BFP) in closure of large oroantral defects has been become popular...
December 12, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
Sandeep Gupta, Aparna Paliwal, Nidhi Choudaha, Anish Gupta, Prashant Rao, Shekhar Grover
INTRODUCTION: Odontogenic cysts are commonly encountered lesions among head and neck pathologies. Odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) has unique features of recurrence and local aggressiveness. Podoplanin (PDP) is a lymphatic endothelial marker and is shown to be expressed in a variety of tissues. Hence, we planned to assess the significance of PDP in OKC and dentigerous cyst (DC). MATERIALS AND METHODS: The present study included assessment of immunoexpression of PDP in OKC and DC...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice
Yong Hoon Cha, Eunae Sandra Cho, Hee Eun Kang, Jaemin Ko, Woong Nam, Hyung Jun Kim, Nam Hee Kim, Hyun Sil Kim, In-Ho Cha, Jong In Yook
OBJECTIVES: Odontogenic keratocyst (OKC), also known as keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT), has clinical significance due to its high incidence as well as high recurrence rate after surgical enucleation. Current clinical management for OCK is entirely dependent on surgical approach. While various genetic alterations, such as PTCH1 mutation and loss of heterozygosity in tumor suppressor genes, have been reported, the molecular background of OKC is not well-understood. Although recent identification of BRAF V600E mutation and subsequent activation of mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) pathway in ameloblastoma and odontogenic tumors provide additional options with targeted therapeutics, the molecular background of OKC is not well understood...
November 2017: Oral Oncology
Natália Batista Daroit, Rúbia da Rocha Vieira, Fernanda Visioli, Fabio Del Moro Maito, Márcia Gaiger de Oliveira, Pantelis Varvaki Rados
PURPOSE: We hypothesized that fragmentation of the cystic capsule during surgery would influence the recurrence rate of odontogenic keratocysts (OKCs) regardless of the treatment modality chosen. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We reviewed, in a retrospective study, cases diagnosed as OKCs on histopathologic examination at the oral pathology department between 1991 and 2013. Fragmentation data were obtained from the records of the oral surgical department. RESULTS: Fragmentation of the capsules of OKCs during surgery did not affect recurrence, irrespective of the chosen treatment modality...
October 13, 2017: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Raphaela Silva Leandro Santos, Flávia Maria de Moraes Ramos-Perez, Gleyson Kleber do Amaral Silva, André Caroli Rocha, José Divaldo Prado, Danyel Elias da Cruz Perez
Odontogenic keratocysts (OKCs) are locally infiltrative odontogenic cysts that are usually diagnosed during routine radiographic examinations. Therefore, it is critical that dental practitioners, in particular orthodontists, recognize and diagnose OKCs to recommend appropriate treatment. This report describes a patient whose OKC was not initially identified during orthodontic pretreatment. In addition, this report discusses the clinical and radiographic features of OKCs, as well as the differential diagnoses of these lesions...
October 2017: American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
Daniel Jewiss, Cecilia Ostman, Neil Smart
BACKGROUND: There is no consensus on whether closed kinetic chain (CKC) or open kinetic chain (OKC) exercises should be the intervention of choice following an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury or reconstruction. METHODS: A systematic search identified randomized controlled trials of OKC versus CKC exercise training in people who had undergone ACL reconstructive surgery. All published studies in this systematic review were comparisons between OKC and CKC groups...
2017: Journal of Sports Medicine (Hindawi Publishing Corporation)
R S Redman, E Paal, S Chauhan, R Avers, N Bayley
The botryoid odontogenic cyst (BOC) is a rare, locally more aggressive variant of the usually indolent lateral periodontal cyst (LPC) and gingival cyst (GC). A recent case of BOC provided an opportunity for an exploratory study on the causes of its more aggressive behavior. The limited objective was to see if the BOC was sufficiently different from the other cysts to warrant an investment in a large study. Sections of neutral buffered formalin fixed, paraffin-embedded tissues from the BOC and archival specimens of four GCs, four LPCs and three odontogenic keratocysts (OKCs) were stained using immunohistochemistry for Ki-67, a marker of proliferating cells, caspase-3, a marker of cells undergoing apoptosis, tumor suppressor p53, and the apoptosis inhibitor BCL2...
September 14, 2017: Biotechnic & Histochemistry: Official Publication of the Biological Stain Commission
Yong Keun Park, Je Ho Kim
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of kinetic chain exercise using EMG-biofeedback on balance and lower extremity muscle activation. [Subjects and Methods] For this study, 30 stroke patients participated in this study and they were divided into closed kinetic chain exercise using EMG-biofeedback group (CKCE+EB) and open kinetic chain exercise using EMG-biofeedback group (OKCE+EB), each group consisting of 15 patients. The kinetic chain exercise using EMG-biofeedback was performed by the patients for 20 minutes once a day, 5 days a week, for 6 weeks using an Myo-Ex...
August 2017: Journal of Physical Therapy Science
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